Mark has more than 23 years in the semiconductor and wireless industries. He has been involved in the formation and funding of six technology start-ups and has successfully raised 15 rounds of Venture Capital financing totaling more than $150 million; he has been part of some successful financial exits for these investors. Prior to ecoATM, he was with Vativ (sold to Entropic) as Vice President, Marketing and Business Development.
Before Vativ, Mr. Bowles co-founded Staccato in 2002 and was Vice President, Marketing and Business Development where he helped build the ultrawideband (UWB) industry from scratch. Prior to Staccato he was co-founder, President, COO and director of BOPS, Inc. (sold to Altera), a broadband DSP cores and tools company.
CMO, Founder, Board of Directors
Aug 2, 2008 - Current (about 8 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (4)Update
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|Mar 30, 2015||Xconomy - EvoNexus Incubator Transforms CommNexus as SD Startup Scene Grows|
|Oct 22, 2013||TechCrunch - Keen On… ecoATM: The Green Solution For Selling Old Phones And Tablets|
|Jul 2, 2013||Xconomy - Outerwall, aka Coinstar, Pays $350 Million for San Diego’s EcoATM|
|Feb 25, 2013||Xconomy - Making the Transition from Startup Founder to a Professional CEO|
|Sep 27, 2012||Bloomberg - EcoATM, the Automated iPhone Pawnshop|
|Sep 20, 2012||Tech2 - 'Recycling' ATM gives cash for old mobile phones - Tech2|