Dr. Mark Sanders

Austin Technology Incubator

Dr. Mark Sanders mentors cleantech companies across the portfolio and serves as the Director for Circular Economy. In this role, he mentors and advises portfolio companies, facilitates academic entrepreneurship programs, and works globally to cultivate relationships and foster a network of circular economy technology advocates.  Prior to joining ATI, Mark worked at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory where he worked to commercialize new innovations developed at U.S. Department of Energy national laboratories.  Mark was the founder of a company that developed and employed novel environmental technologies and methods; the company was subsequently acquired by a national firm.  He earned a PhD in Building Energy and Environment from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA in innovation and entrepreneurship from Babson College.