Serial entrepreneur, award winning inventor (30+ patents apps), product designer (dozens of awards), marketer, and scientist (National Science Foundation grantee/principal investigator). Mark has 25+ yrs in semiconductor, wireless, healthcare, environmental, consumer/retail industries and has formation and founding 7 tech start-ups for which he has raised 17 rounds of VC financing (nearly $250M). Prior to co-founding Salveo, Mark founded ecoATM ($350M acq by Outerwall in ’13); was VP Mktg with Vativ (sold to Entropic); co-founded Staccato in 2002 as VP Mktg & Bus. Dev; co-founder and President/COO and director of BOPS, Inc (sold to Altera). Prior to this he helped form and fund Power Computing ($130M acq by Apple in ’96); Panorama Designs (acq by Motorola in ’96); and BlueSteel Networks (2000 acq by Broadcom for $110M). Mr. Bowles also spent six years at Motorola Semiconductor where he held various distribution management, sales and market development positions; he left Motorola in ’96 as VP MSPI of PowerPC Market Development.