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Mark K Smith

Lecturer of Finance


Educational Background

MBA, Entrepreneurship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996
Ph.D., Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994
M.S., Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989
B.S., Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1987

Positions Held

Lecturer, Department of Finance, University of Illinois, 2013 to present
Limited Partner, Serra Ventures, 2017-2018
Lecturer, Global Education and Training (GET), University of Illinois, 2016-2018
Co-owner, Build Equinox, 2013-2018
Administrative Director, Illinois Intel Parallelism Center (I2PC), College of Engineering, University of Illinois, 2011-2013
Executive Director, Universal Parallel Computing Research Center (UPCRC), College of Engineering, University of Illinois, 2008-2011
Managing Director, Gelato Federation, College of Engineering, University of Illinois, 2002-2008
Director of Product Marketing and Sales, SourceGear Corporation, 1998-2001
Director of Operations and Non-technical Founder, Geomagic, Inc., 1996-1998

Honors and Awards

Sam Walton Fellow, Enactus USA, 2016 to present

Teaching and Research Interests

Financial Markets, Corporate Finance, Options

Financial Markets, Options, Micro-Economic Business Development, Entrepreneurship, Indoor Air Quality, Building Energy Efficiency