Mark leads the RYOT Studio EMEA team, the Oscar-nominated division of Verizon Media, as well as being the company’s 5G Lead across EMEA & LATAM. His team produces and distributes best-in-class branded content in the UK, across Europe and around the world.RYOT Studio is focused on creating original, immersive content experiences that push the envelope through technology and innovative formats. With roots in filmmaking, documentaries, and live-action, RYOT Studio puts the consumer at the center of the story to connect audiences with issues that matter to them. Mark’s background includes a Master’s in International Economics & Finance, where he focused on mobile technology, as well as almost 10 years’ experience in digital content and advertising. He has had extensive experience in developing and launching content monetization platforms in both the mobile & digital video space in North America, before moving to AOL where he led the strategy, production and monetization of digital video as Director of Video for Europe prior to his role at Verizon Media.