As a HSE and Operations Risk expert and Senior Advisor at Verdantix, Mark Weitner delivers technology-driven business solutions to consistently achieve short-term objectives while building long-term success for industrial operations. With more than 35 years of executive management experience, Mark is internationally recognized in health, safety, and environment, sustainability, and operational risk management.
Most recently, Mark was recruited to lead new corporate innovation strategies at Questback resulting in the industry recognized MySafety™ solution, a crowdsourced workforce-centric safety and operations risk management offering quickly embraced by global businesses across most industries. Previously at IBM, Mark was the Global Leader of the Global Business Services Operational Risk Management practice with a focus on analytics, collaboration, mobility, and real-time monitoring through the Internet of Things (IoT). As the founder of several technology companies, he has developed new solution areas leading to the creation of several new market segments including those focused on HSE, risk management, analytics, and cloud computing.
Mark continually contributes knowledge to the HSE discipline for industrial operations, speaking at numerous conferences including PowerGen International, SPE Intelligent Energy International, AFPM Annual Meeting, and the Global HSE Conference. With an MS in Economics and BS in Resource Management from Virginia Tech, Mark also authors and co-authors numerous patents, articles and white papers on the HSE landscape such as Transforming health, safety and environment strategy, culture and performance using social business.