Mark Yolton

Mark Yolton

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Name: Mark Yolton
Member Since: Nov 30, 2005
Last Logged In: Sep 26, 2015 2:41 AM
Company: Cisco
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Address 1: 3750 Zanker Rd
Town/City: San Jose
Post/ZIP Code: 95134
State: CA
Country/Office Location: United States
Industry: High Tech
Instant Messaging Type: Twitter
Instant Messaging ID: @markyolton
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Short Bio: Mark is Vice President of Digital at Cisco ... responsible for, Cisco social media leadership and governance, Cisco TV (video), aspects of Cisco communities, Cisco's intranet.

For nearly 8 years, Mark was SVP at SAP, responsible for, SAP Community Network (SCN), SAP on social media. SAP TechEd -- and earlier, SAP EcoHub (now SAP Store online), and SAP business/technology standards.

Prior to SAP, Mark served in management positions at Oracle, PeopleSoft, Sun Microsystems, Unisys, and Prudential in areas including: marketing, eBusiness, website/portal/ community management, from headquarters, to field, and division-level positions.

Born in Texas, grew up near Philadelphia, now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. Some of his favorite things: one fabulous wife, three amazing kids, two extraordinary grandsons, an enthusiastic labrador retriever, and a shiny+ loud Harley-Davidson Road King Classic.
Areas of Expertise: Digital marketing, social media, social networks, online/virtual community management, corporate and field marketing, web management, video for business, and general business management.
Certifications: BA in Communications/Journalism with Minor in Marketing from Shippensburg University (in Pennsylvania). MBA coursework from LaSalle University in Philadelphia, PA (but moved to California and never finished). Continuing education at: INSEAD, Stanford University, SAP Global Leadership Development Program (GLDP), and much more. For fun - was named 'Honorary Naval Aviator' by the U.S. Navy after an extraordinary weekend at sea on the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier.
Additional Info: Favorite SAP customer: Harley-Davidson

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