Mark has been a programmer since the ‘60s and a consultant for more than 20 years. His earliest jobs were as a computer scientist at companies like IBM and Bell Labs, and his most recent jobs in security include Principal Incident Responder for Yahoo!, and implementing security measures at Dropbox. He is currently the Security Advisor to the Internet Archive, the library of the Internet available on the Wayback Machine. To give
you a sense of Mark, you can read The Sniffer vs. the Cybercrooks in The
New York Times, 7/31/05. As early as 1997, Time Digital featured Mark as one of the top 50 leaders in the digital world, and he is currently a member of the Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC), the selected few worldwide experts advising the ICANN Board on matters related to the security and integrity of domain name matters and the allocation of IP addresses.