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Mark Resch

United States

Mark Resch is a digital strategist who works with companies envisioning how they might evolve using emerging technologies to expand their business. He has served in a variety of chief executive positions including Creative Commons where he worked to further the "some rights reserved" philosophy. He is co-founder of Onomy Labs, Inc. Onomy Labs designs and creates evocative interactive systems that enable audiences to experience the future. Mark was president and chief executive officer of CommerceNet, a non-profit industry thinktank addressing critical enablers of Internet commerce. At Xerox Corporation, Mark was general manager of new software and Internet opportunities and managed xerox.com. Prior to Xerox, he was a founder and vice president of operations at Luna Imaging Inc., a company that created large interactive databases of photographs and photographic reproductions of works of art, funded by the Getty and Kodak. As vice president and director of computer imaging at CRSS Architects, Inc. Mark integrated CAD, GIS, FM, and visualization software to render data and space. As director of graphic arts at Computer Curriculum Corporation, he undertook the creation of more than 3,000 hours of interactive courseware for students at risk. Mark was assistant professor of computer art in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and drafted its MFA program. Mark served as co-chair for the Association for Computer Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Graphic and Interactive Techniques (SIGGRAPH) in 1993. He has held various positions in media arts and software development for small and fortune 100 companies. Mark is originally from Chicago, Illinois, and holds a BA in history from Grinnell College and an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His current technical obsession is mobile phone photography.

Journal Articles:
Open Call to the Leonardo Community

Rethinking Leonardo

February 2003