Mark is the Executive Director of The Green Grid, an IT industry and end user consortium focused on resource efficient data centers and business computing environments. An expert in corporate sustainability, data center efficiency, and many aspects of Information Technology (IT), Mark has more than 28 years experience in the IT industry. His duties have included responsibility for internal, customer, and industry thought leadership on sustainability and energy efficiency topics. His IT background includes experience in data center design and operations, application and system design, service level management, process design and analysis, professional services, sales, government and commercial program management, and outsourcing management.
Mark is also on the Board of Directors for the Center for ReSource Conservation in Boulder, CO. He works on sustainability advisory boards with the University of Colorado and local Colorado governments, and is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt. As a founding sponsor of the University of Colorado’s Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI), Mr. Monroe helped lead the university and industry partners into detailed programs around the New Energy economy in Colorado.