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Mark CatuognoDirector of Event MarketingCoiled

Mark is an accomplished event professional who has earned a reputation for himself in Hospitality Industry. Mark has over ten years of experience and has worked in all aspects of the industry. After earning a Bachelors in Business Administration at Iona College, Mark’s passion for events and helping companies led him to serve in the private and non-profit sector. He has earned his CGSP from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) and is currently getting a double Masters in Emergency and Disaster Management & Homeland Security at American Military University. Mark’s passion for events and safety has led him to obtain certifications in Crisis and Disaster Management at American Military University, OSHA, ALICE active shooter training, Communicating During Global Emergencies at Emory University, MPI- Emergency Preparedness For Meetings and Events, MPI- Event Crisis Communications Specialist.

Before working with Coiled Mark devoted himself to consulting on events for major companies. Mark’s gift of organization, attention to detail, creative imagination, concept design, and contagious enthusiasm have earned him a reputation for unparalleled excellence as an event planner.

Currently, at Coiled Mark is Director of Event Marketing - Coiled founded in 2020 by Matthew Rocklin, the initial author of Dask. It is a data platform utilized by data scientists, researchers, and engineers to construct scalable, distributed, and intelligent applications powered by Python. At its core, Coiled increases accessibility to computation, improves sustainability and propels data science within the Python community. Additionally, Coiled boasts the largest number of Dask committers while driving the community forward with consistent investments in Dask Innovation.

Mark is an active member of the event industry and believes in giving back to the community and industry. Mark is a Board member for the SEARCH Foundation, SITE Midwest, and President of Brooklyn Dream Factory. Recently Mark has been recognized as 25 Young Event Pros to Watch 2020 by Special Events and Rising Star by ILEA New York Metro chapter 2020. BizBash 500 2020's Must-Know Event Pros in the U.S.

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