Mark J. Gerencser

Mark J. GerencserMark J. Gerencser serves as chairman of the board of directors at PC-services company CyberSpa. He also serves on several corporate boards in the defense and technology sectors, including Sotera Defense Solutions, ALTA IT Services, and Welbeck Security Solutions. Previously he spent 31 years at Booz Allen Hamilton as a corporate officer and board member. He was chairman of the Partnership Committee and led Booz Allen's government business in the United States and abroad. Before retiring, he served as the managing partner of the firm's global commercial business.

Gerencser was nominated by the White House and confirmed by the Senate Armed Services Committee as a member of the National Security Education Board. He is a member of Business Executives for National Security, serves on its board of directors, and was chairman of its Policy Committee. He is chair of the Board of Visitors for University of Maryland University College, where he received the President's Medal in 2009 for his leadership and vision in advancing higher education. He serves on the National Security Agency Advisory Board's Acquisition Panel as a Special Government Employee advising on commercial best practices for research and development, acquisition, and emerging science/technology solutions.

Gerencser co-authored the best-selling book Megacommunities: How Leaders of Government, Business, and Non-Profits Can Tackle Today's Global Challenges Together. He has authored numerous articles on technology and policy and their impact on business and national security and has led or contributed to various notable studies.

Gerencser earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University and an MS in Technology Management from University of Maryland University College.