Mark graduated from University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a B.Sc. in Computer Science on the Game Development Tract. Before joining Oxide, Mark was the Technical Director of the Imaging Research Center at UMBC, where he led teams of students working on various research projects. After 10 years in Academia, Mark decided to fulfill his life-long dream to work in the games industry. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D in Computer Science with a focus in Computer Graphics at UMBC.
In his free time, Mark enjoys board games, hiking, kayaking, and playing with his two sons.