Bio: Mark Title, Ph.D.
Dr. Mark Title has spent more than twenty years in advanced technology and team management supporting industry, health care, and the community. After completing his undergraduate degree in Engineering Physics at Princeton University, Mark came to California for his Ph.D. in Applied Physics at the University of California, San Diego. His doctoral work developed a new generation of photonic supercomputers. At the same time Mark worked for the America’s Cup races in San Diego, coordinating with civic agencies and managing area directors and 550 personnel defending the Cup against New Zealand.
After completing his doctorate, Mark established the San Diego office of the Schafer Corporation, providing evaluation and monitoring of classified projects in satellite and submarine laser communications. Later, at Innova Labs he developed novel technologies to shape microwaves and test superconductors. In the community Dr. Title worked with San Diego’s Emergency Management Division in executing the inaugural International Airport Crash Disaster Drill, defining the model for subsequent emergency training across the country. He also co-founded San Diego Ushers, a 150-member organization supporting the San Diego Symphony, Old Globe Theatre, and other cultural venues citywide.
More recently Dr. Title supported a revolution in medical instrumentation through his work at Biosite Diagnostics and Alere. There he led teams through multiple generations of diagnostic product development and advised sister companies on implementation of alternative technologies. Mark actively shaped the corporate culture, training hundreds of employees across the organization in achieving measurable results, accountability, and personal satisfaction in their work. In 2010 Mark founded Advanced Technology Leadership, a professional network of executives, managers and advisors in strategic areas of technology development and implementation.
Mark makes his home in San Diego with his wife Claudia and their two standard poodles Harpo and Zeppo. In his leisure time he flies airplanes, collects short films, and crafts furniture in his home woodshop.