Pratt Professional Masters Seminar Series
Friday, January 24, 2014
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium
Mark Weitzel, Jive Software
Mark Weitzel, the Director of Platform & Ecosystem for Jive Software, is responsible for building a robust and vibrant community for the Jive Apps Market. This work ranges from basic enablement to helping businesses devise a strategy and plan for market enablement and integration with the Jive Social Business Software platform. A firm believer in open technologies, Mr. Weitzel has participated in numerous open source and open standards activities. In 2010, he was appointed President of the OpenSocial Foundation, an industry standards organization dedicated to the ensuring the free and open development of OpenSocial specification. Mr. Weitzel has over 20 years of experience in the IT field, working across a diverse set of industries including financial, insurance, retail, and public utilities. In the past, he has held a variety of positions ranging from IT consultant for major financial firms on Wall Street, to a member of the senior technical staff at IBM, where he established the open standards strategy around social business computing.