Mark Herschberg

Averon, CTO

Mark Herschberg

Averon, CTO

Biography

Educated at MIT (with degrees in physics, EE/CS, and a masters in cryptography) Mark has spent his career launching and fixing new ventures at startups, Fortune 500’s, and academia. His work has included tracking cybercriminals and terrorists on the deep and dark web, a wireless application platform, big data tools, and lead generation.

Mark has launched multiple marketplaces include ServiceLive.com–Sears’ online home services labor market; he also helped fix NBC’s online video marketplace (now Hulu.com). In academia, Mark spent a year at HBS working with two finance professors to develop a new method of teaching case studies. 

At MIT Mark helped to start the Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program at which he has been teaching for nearly two decades. In his spare time, Mark has worked with numerous non-profits, including advising the Museum of Math and as a board member of TechieYouth. He is also formerly one of the top-ranked ballroom dancers in the country.