Mark Troester

Global Product Consultant, IT/CIO Solutions, SAS

As Global Product Consultant for SAS IT/CIO Solutions, Mark Troester oversees the company’s marketing efforts for data integration, data quality, master data management and enterprise data access capabilities which are a critical component of SAS Business Analytics and its business and industry solutions. Troester also leads SAS’ CIO and IT strategy. That area includes SAS High Performance Computing, SAS OnDemand and SAS IT Intelligence solutions that deliver superior performance, scalability, manageability and deployment flexibility to SAS customers.Before joining SAS, Troester led the product marketing and product management efforts for software startups as well as established ISVs. Formulating product and marketing direction in both technical and business domains, Troester specializes in communicating the business value of technologies to IT. Prior to that, he spent more than 10 years working in IT development and management for Hallmark Cards and InPower Technologies, successfully delivering manufacturing, HR management and financial reporting systems that resulted in bottom line benefits.Troester earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Missouri.