[vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern”][vc_column][vc_column_text]San Francisco,CA, March 5, 2018 – Applicature announces the appointment of Mark Stoner as business development director and advisor based in San Francisco.
Mark promotes Applicature services focused upon two principal capabilities that provide full-cycle solutions for blockchain projects:
- the technical organization and infrastructure of cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)
- custom blockchain projects, including Ethereum smart contracts.
Mark is a senior business development leader with U.S. and international sales and marketing experience for professional services firms including Accenture, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and other leading technology companies. He has lived in Paris for three years, working for France Telecom (Orange) selling enterprise software in eight countries in Europe.
Mark has worked as a top-performing consultant and technology solutions executive, closing major sales and revenue initiatives. He comes from a leadership position at Accenture, with expertise in partnerships, alliances, channel evaluation, structuring, and revenue generation. His role at Applicature includes working with channel partners.
Mark has joined Applicature from his own startup, Workforce Housing, Inc., where he is CEO and cofounder. Workforce Housing, Inc. provides solutions for the high cost of housing by offering housing benefits through the employee benefits channel. He will continue in this role, bringing blockchain opportunities and partnerships to Applicature for real estate blockchain applications.
Blockchain offers an open-source universal protocol for buying property, conveyancing, recording, escrow, crowdfunding, and more. It can reduce costs, stamp out fraud, speed up transactions, increase financial privacy, and internationalize markets, turning real estate into a liquid asset.
Mark’s other experience includes working for the San Francisco 49ers at Levi Stadium for three years in guest services.
Mark brings vast experience in international sales, sales management, strategic partnerships, e-commerce consulting, and enterprise IT strategy. At Applicature, he is involved in the blockchain projects, smart contracts, and cryptocurrencies,reinforcing Applicature services with investors from all over the world.
As a top professional in the business field, Mark has a solid educational background. He graduated from Western Michigan University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (BBA) in the field of Business Study. He also completed courses toward an MBA in the field of Business Administration at Golden Gate University.
Mark Stoner helped the Applicature team organize “VC vs. ICO,” a huge blockchain event and panel discussion in Silicon Valley. The most active crypto professionals shared their thoughts and experience with regard to the implementation of ICOs in businesses and startups. They also explained the pitfalls of VCs and ICOs. You can find more information about the “VC vs. ICO” panel discussion at our website.