Mark Eckhardt

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ark is a Zen Priest who trains visionary leaders, launches social businesses, loves cycling, composing music and trying to make the world spin in the opposite way.

Mark Eckhardt.


Prior to joining Alex Bogusky, Rob Schuham and John Bielenberg at COMMON, Mark was a principal at UFUSE Visionary Strategy Managment, a global consulting firm devoted to unleashing creativity and helping creative entrepreneurs produce outstanding results through innovative business strategies, organizational design and alignment of partnerships.

From 2004 to 2007, Mark served as part of the founding management team and Director of Client Services for Globefish Media BV, where he oversaw the implementation of mobile and digital content management, distribution and billing, and reporting technologies for clients in the entertainment sector in the U.S. and North America. Additional duties included high level business development with major record labels, recording artists, film studios and media companies.   

Prior to Globefish, Mark spent fifteen years as a producer, composer and performer who oversaw and contributed to projects for Fox Studios, MGM, Disney Animation, PBS, Mitsubishi, Coca Cola, Pepsi, Activision, Life/FX, Kids Save, Boston Market Restaurants, Power Athletic Footwear and various record labels.  He has also worked with numerous recording artists such as Whitney Houston, Bonnie Raitt and Ben Harper.   

In 2001, Mark was selected as one of “Ten Outstanding Young Americans” by the U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce.  He received this honor in recognition of being one of the best, brightest, and most inspirational leaders America has to offer. Since its inception in the 1930’s only 610 people have received this award. Former recipients include John F. Kennedy, Bill Clinton, Gerald Ford, Richard Nixon, Al Gore, Robert Kennedy, Nelson Rockefeller and Leonard Bernstein.