Mark Atkinson

CEO

Company: Mursion
Role: Session Presenter

2020 Conference Session: How Virtual Reality (VR) is Helping Leaders to Address Unconscious Bias (S5-J)

Mark Atkinson, CEO at Mursion, serves on the board of directors of PresenceLearning, Inc., The Achievement Network, Open-Up Resources, and the OnePurpose School. Mark is also the principal of Educopia LLC, a full-service educational consulting firm with a proprietary web platform that delivers custom-developed performance assessments to K-12 educators.

Prior to launching Mursion, he served as a visiting scholar at the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University and an executive in residence at the NewSchools Venture Fund. In 1999, Mark co-founded Teachscape, Inc., and served as its chairman and chief executive officer for 12 years. While at Teachscape, Mark served as an advisor to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Measures of Effective Teaching Project.

Before working in education, Mark served as senior producer and manager of New Markets for CBS News Productions, and was an Emmy award-winning producer for Peter Jennings Reporting, ABC News, where he produced a series of network specials on U.S. foreign policy in Bosnia, Haiti and Iraq. He is a recipient of the Overseas Press Club Award, and the Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University Gold Baton Award for his work in Bosnia.

Mark is a graduate of Yale College.

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