Our speaker Mark Turner formerly worked at Apple’s headquarters and now delivers insightful and inspiring keynote talks on topics ranging from Apple’s innovation process, to company culture and product design. Mark has, since his time at Apple, founded two companies and today serves as a successful consultant and speaker, primarily in Scandinavia.
Keynote speaker Mark Turner is a Silicon Valley native and former Apple technology evangelist. Growing up in Apple’s hometown, it was perhaps inevitable that he would eventually join the company that put Cupertino on the map. During his 16-year career with Apple, Mark was involved in projects ranging from the first PowerBook laptops and Power Mac computers, to the QuickTime multimedia software, to the development and marketing of Apple’s next-generation Mac OS X operating system.
Through his experience at Apple, Hewlett-Packard, and other Silicon Valley companies large and small, Mark Turner developed a deep understanding and appreciation of the essential qualities that drive innovation, including the human factors that are often overlooked by technology-focused development teams.
An impassioned advocate of design-driven innovation, our speaker Mark Turner offers an insider’s perspective on the culture and processes that contribute to Apple’s success, and highlights the importance of vision and values in motivating creative teams.
Since leaving Apple in 2008, Mark has founded two companies, and advises other technology startups in Denmark and Sweden.
The influential speaker Mark Turner holds a Bachelor of Arts from California State University, San Jose, and an Executive MBA from the Scandinavian International Management Institute, where he focused on the study of innovation and leadership.
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