As Lambda School’s Chief People Officer, Mark is responsible for building the People Team and establishing the culture, process, and resources of a rapidly growing remote organization. An expert in optimizing distributed teams, Mark is especially focused on building an efficient, global team that can scale successfully. Mark joins Lambda School with 20+ years of experience as a startup executive and advisor on company culture and remote work. Mark is the former CEO of a leadership development consultancy, and holds a PhD in education from The University of British Columbia. He lives in Austin, Texas with his family. You can follow Mark on Medium @markfrein70.