A former Green Beret who went on to hold executive positions focused on innovation, disruptive technology and entrepreneurship at large and small firms including Avery Dennison, Kinko’s and Health Net, Mark Hatch is the CEO of TechShop.
An exciting platform focused on radically democratizing access to the tools, information, resources and community needed to design and innovate, TechShop is crushing barriers and building new and exciting pathways for the creative class to do what it does best.
Featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, Wired, Inc., Forbes and numerous other publications, TechShop currently operates in Menlo Park, CA and Raleigh, NC, and has plans for new locations in San Francisco, San Jose and Detroit (through a recently announced collaboration with Ford Motor Company).
A leader in the Maker and Open Innovation movements, Mark holds an M.B.A. from the Drucker Center at the Claremont Graduate University and a B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Irvine. He lives with his wife and two sons in Southern California.