Mark Bao is a sought-after full-stack developer, designer, entrepreneur, and behavioral scientist with a passion for leveraging technology to craft solutions that positively impact people's lives. He graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Computer Science (Intelligent Systems) from Columbia University in New York, where he worked as a machine learning research assistant in David Blei's lab.
Mark co-founded Goody, an e-commerce start-up that focuses on facilitating meaningful personal and professional relationships through technology. At Goody, he spearheads the development of a category-defining product that makes gifting as effortless as sending a text. Before founding Goody, Mark was both the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Onswipe, a technology company that raised venture capital funding.
Mark serves as a former consultant at The Bao Group and has worked as a tech lead and product manager at Even.com. He has also served as a research assistant at Columbia University's Center for Decision Sciences. Additionally, he founded debateware and threewords.me.