Senior Vice President, Texas and R&D Lead at Parallel
Marcus Ruark has over 18 years of leadership experience in high-growth technology companies in competitive markets. As Senior Vice President (SVP) of Texas and R&D at Parallel, Marcus leads all of the Company’s business development, marketing, and operations in Texas, in addition to leading the Company’s R&D team strategies to drive industry-leading product innovation through science, technology. Prior to joining Parallel in 2017, Marcus spent seven years in leadership roles at Intelligent InSites where he primarily focused on sales, marketing, branding and product management strategy. He co-founded and ran two high-tech companies until they were acquired: Optiant, Inc., an industry-leading supply chain optimization software company, and Commotion Technology, Inc, a robotics software company. Early in his career, Marcus served as a Captain in the US Air Force, where he held leadership positions in the National Security Agency and the Advanced Systems Division of U.S. Space Command.
Senior Vice President, Texas and R&D Lead