Mark is Director EU Institutional Relations, Microsoft and was previously Senior Policy Counsel in the Microsoft Law and Corporate Affairs department in Europe. Mark works on legislative and government policy issues relating to cloud computing, interoperability, and intellectual property across Europe.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Mark worked for the law firm of Covington & Burling in its Washington, D.C. and Brussels offices from 1989 to 1998. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1981, and from Northwestern University Law School in 1989. A native of Charlottesville, Virginia, Mark has been a long term resident of Europe and recently became a French citizen.
Mark’s current work on cloud computing focuses on the policy framework that will enable Europe to capture the economic benefits of this technology evolution.