Mark has over 20 years of senior-level technology management and Board level experience with multi-national financial service companies like Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and AIG. He co-founded the Asia Cloud Computing Association and currently serves as the founder and CEO of CloudGarage. Mr. Ross also serves on the Board and as a senior level advisor for several start-up companies.
Mark is a recognized technology innovator. He was awarded the 2009 IDC innovation award for his work using software-as-a-service solutions. Publications of his work have appeared in numerous journals and periodicals and have also been the basis for a Computer World case study.
Hakim has over 20 years experience developing and bringing to market leading-edge solutions at Accenture, Goldman Sachs, Thomson Financial/Reuters and three start-ups, with international operating experience in Europe, North America and across all major markets in Asia.
In 2005, Hakim came to Asia to run Thomson’s sell-side business in the region, tripling its revenue and growth in three years, before heading up strategic business development. He was also instrumental in conceiving, developing and launching Thomson ONE, Thomson Financial’s flagship solution that became the dominant product in it’s class, displacing major incumbents. Hakim was selected by Endeavor.org in 2014 as a "high impact entrepreneur" for GridMarkets.