Mark Avnet

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As Dean of 360i’s educational and thought leadership center, Mark is charged with educating employees on cross-functional skills to inspire big ideas, catalyzed by the collaboration of strategy, technology and creative. For 360i's roster of Fortune 500 marketers, Mark advises on how to leverage digital technologies to create closer connections between people and brands.

Mark has more than 25 years of experience in media, technology and education. Prior to 360i, he was Professor and Founding Chair of the Creative Technology Track at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Brandcenter, widely heralded as the nation's top graduate school in advertising and marketing.

Mark’s agency background includes time at Ammirati Puris Lintas's APL Digital as SVP and Director of Production & Technology, at Lot21 Interactive Marketing as CTO and head of its Emerging Media Development Lab, and as Head of Interactive at @radical.media.

Mark holds a Master’s Degree in Interactive Telecommunications from New York University and a Master’s Degree in Media Psychology from Fielding Graduate University.