ApacheCon US 2008 Speaker

Mark Brewer


Mark Brewer is Senior Vice President and GM of Enterprise Delivery at SpringSource. Brewer is a seasoned executive with more than 20 years of experience within the technology and software industry. Mark was previously CEO of Covalent Technologies, which SpringSource acquired in early 2008. Mark joined Covalent Technologies, the leading provider of support and services for Apache Software Foundation (ASF) open source projects, in late 2001 as Vice President of Field Operations and took over as CEO in early 2004. In this position, Mark was responsible for the day-to-day management of the company, including overseeing worldwide sales, marketing and business development initiatives.

Prior to Covalent, Mark served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Business Development for Banter Technologies where he built successful business models for selling eCRM solutions to large financial institutions and enabling technologies to CRM software vendors.

Previously, Mark was Vice President of Sales at Andromedia helping to define and build the sales model and partner strategies for the leading provider of enterprise web site analysis and personalization solutions provider. Mark was instrumental in the successful merger between Andromedia and Macromedia (now Adobe)in late 1999.

Before Andromedia, Mark held a variety of sales management and executive positions with Powersoft (PWRS), which was acquired by Sybase (SYBS) in 1995, during the company's rapid growth phase in the early and mid 1990s.

Mark holds a B.S. in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Computer Science from Western Washington University.