Mark Bowles has more than 23 years in the semiconductor and wireless industries. He has been involved in the formation and funding of six technology start-ups and has successfully raised 15 rounds of Venture Capital financing totaling more than $150 million, and has been part of some successful financial exits for these investors.
Currently, Mr. Bowles is the Chief Marketing Office and Founder of ecoATM, providing automated electronics recycling. Prior to ecoATM, he was with Vativ (sold to Entropic) as Vice President, Marketing and Business Development. Before Vativ, Mr. Bowles co-founded Staccato in 2002 and was Vice President, Marketing and Business Development where he helped build the ultrawideband (UWB) industry from scratch. Prior to Staccato he was co-founder, President, COO and director of BOPS, Inc. (sold to Altera), a broadband DSP cores and tools company.
Prior to BOPS, he was instrumental in forming and/or funding a number of successful start-ups including Power Computing (sold to Apple in 1996); Panorama Designs (sold to Motorola in 1996); and BlueSteel Networks (sold to Broadcom in 2000). Mr. Bowles also spent six years at Motorola Semiconductor where he held various distribution management, sales and market development positions; he left in 1996 as Vice President MSPI, and PowerPC market development.