Mark is responsible for Elastic Endpoint Security’s efforts to understand cyber threats and develop innovative capabilities to detect and prevent malicious adversary techniques. Mark has over 12 years of experience in offensive and defensive cybersecurity as an Operations Chief and Manager at the National Security Agency. As the leader of a diverse range of cyber operations, Mark spearheaded efforts to defend against the global range of cyber adversaries, with a focus on disrupting and mitigating targeted nation state cyber activities. Mark was also a major advocate and coordinator for a variety of intelligence sharing and collaboration efforts across the US Government to improve cyber defense and prevention capabilities across the community. Mark earned his BS in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota and his MS in Security Informatics from Johns Hopkins University.