Mark ThieleEdge Cloud Ecosystem & Business Development at Ericsson
Mark Thiele’s successful career in IT spans 30 years and has focused on both operating roles and on driving IT innovation, efficiency and cloud adoption across enterprises of all sizes. Thiele has deep industry experience and extensive knowledge of the requirements for building IT solutions that optimize for value and speed, while enabling innovation.
In his current role at Ericsson, he provides strategy guidance and engineering for edge computing in the network and telco vertical. Prior to joining Ericsson, Thiele was CIO and chief strategy officer at Apcera (acquired by Ericsson). He is also the president and founder of Data Center Pulse, an organization created to promote best practices in the data center industry. Thield has held executive roles at HP, Gilead, VMware, and Switch SUPERNAP. He has also contributed to nonprofit industry groups, including the Cloud Native Compute Foundation, The Green Grid and Infrastructure 2.0.
Thiele speaks globally at leading industry events. He also serves on the board of directors and advisory board for several startups including, RackN, Levers, Solecular, Halla, and CSRware.