An internationally-renowned technology thought leader, Mark is one of the most highly sought experts in the audiovisual industry. Through his interactive visioning process, speaking, and writing, Mark helps clients in business, education, and institutions effectively plan for a rapidly-evolving technology-enhanced future. A senior principal of an international architectural firm says, “Mark Valenti has built a world-class organization of technology experts. We turn to Mark and The Sextant Group because they understand the role technologically enhanced environments can play in increasing learning outcomes.” Under Mark’s leadership, The Sextant Group has become one of the preeminent consulting firms focused on integrated communication and collaboration in the built environment. Mark is a member of the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) Board of Directors, a faculty member for the Institute for Facilities Management of the Association for Higher Education Facilities Officers (APPA), and Past President of InfoComm International. When he’s not at work, Mark loves jazz, cooking and wine, and preferably all at the same time!