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Executive Biographies

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Mark Gathje

Mark Gathje

Verisign Senior Vice President, Technology Services


Mark Gathje is Senior Vice President of Technology Services and leads the development of Verisign's technology infrastructure and how new products best fit within that infrastructure.

Before being appointed to his current position in November 2010, Gathje led the company's overarching infrastructure strategy as Vice President of Architecture and Technology Services. He also served as executive leader for all systems selection and architecture activities, ensuring the company optimises the effectiveness of its infrastructure.

Gathje began his career at Verisign in 2000 as Director of Technical Operations for the company's naming services business, leading daily operations for Verisign's products at their Northern Virginia facilities and 20 other locations worldwide.

Prior to joining Verisign, Gathje held technical roles with American Management Systems and TRW, Inc.

An Air Force veteran of 20 years' standing, Gathje earned a Bachelor of Science in Management from the University of Maryland.