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Mark Self

President and CEO
Vector Textiles


I am a go to market expert with experience honed in early stage companies, mid-size companies, and large corporations (IBM, Motorola, NCR), both local and international. I am currently commercializing IP created at North Carolina State University as well as working with early stage tech company CEO’s as an executive advisor. I bring a wide range of skills to every situation I work on, including: go to market (strategy and execution), scaling for growth, talent evaluation, strategic alliances, route to market, B2B marketing, fund raising, board governance, corporate and business unit strategy, mentoring and public speaking. My industry experience includes Retail, Hospitality, Manufacturing and Transportation and Logistics. My outside interests include fighting my cancer, my family, fitness and golf.


I hold a Masters in Management from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern and a B.S. degree in English Literature from University of California at Davis.


Raleigh, NC