Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) and Technology Solutions Division VP
Mark Dumas is Culmen International's Chief Strategy Officer, leading the company’s efforts around analytics, strategic technical planning and thought leadership, partnership and channel development, and mergers and acquisitions. Mark is a well-respected entrepreneur, geospatial scientist and technology innovator with more than 20 years of experience.
Prior to joining Culmen, Mark functioned as the Chief Strategy Officer for PlanetRisk where he tackled new ideas and concepts around global big-data and risk analytics. Mark also was the successful founder and CEO of SPADAC, a leader in geo-spatial intelligence that became a part of publicly traded GeoEye in 2010. As a senior executive with GeoEye until 2013, he played a key role in the organization’s cocntinuing mergers and acquisitions activities. As part of GeoEye, SPADAC became an essential contributor in the area of geospatial predictive analytics for the US government.
Mark graduated from Mississippi State University with an electrical engineering degree and as a committed volunteer to Cubmaster with Boy Scouts of America and youth basketball. He was first exposed to geospatial technologies while completing an internship with Florida Power & Light. More recently, in November of 2022, Mark published his first book titled Where There’s A Will, a historical coming of age novel based on the early life of his grandfather, William Miner.