Mark Blanke

Mark S. Blanke is CEO and Founder of OwlPoint and an Adjunct Professor at the School of Management, Marketing & International Business, Kean University. In his 30+ years of IT, consulting and executive experience, Mark has long been leading efforts to drive efficiency within organizations. Since the launch of OwlPoint in 2008, Mark has been championing the use of IT Service Management best practices to transform IT Organizations into efficient and effective strategic assets for their companies.

Mark is a standing columnist for IDG publications and is the founder of The CIO Initiative, a research advisory with focus on insights for CIOs looking for business growth and leadership strategy advice.

Mark has provided consulting services to clients of all sizes from small firms to the Global 500. Mark’s expertise includes providing executive leadership, crafting IT strategic plans, implementing IT governance and process improvement, driving efficiency in IT operations, and developing technology-based business solutions.

Mark holds a Master of Science degree in Telecommunication Management from Stevens Institute of Technology as well as a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Sciences from Temple University.