Mark Balagot is the Director of Technical Services for Technossus. With more than 18 years of experience in technology operations management and organizational development, Balagot has earned a reputation for his ability to forge strong business and technology partnerships in a wide range of industries including media and entertainment, manufacturing, oil and gas, healthcare and high-tech manufacturing. Prior to Technossus, he served as director of business operations at Disney ABC Television Group and functioned as chief of staff to the CIO. In this role, he managed high-priority initiatives to enhance accountability to commitments, spending and staffing management, and measurement for effectiveness, quality, and continuous improvement. He has also worked with global consulting firms, North Highland Worldwide; DuPont Sustainable Solutions, and Deloitte. His portfolio of clients includes the Walt Disney Company, LucasFilm, Anschutz Entertainment Group, Kaiser Permanente, Anthem/WellPoint Health Networks, Agilent Technologies, State Farm Insurance, DirecTV, Puget Sound Energy, Warner Brothers and The Gap among others. Balagot is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles and a volunteer coach for the American Youth Soccer Organization and Orange Coast Optimists. He and his family also actively support the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation.