Mark Peters is an ESG Practice Director and Senior Analyst focused on storage systems. His particular areas of emphasis are block and unified storage systems, virtualized storage, all types of solid-state storage, and the emerging opportunities represented by “software-defined storage.” Mark has more than 25 years of data storage industry experience and has held senior management roles in sales, marketing, product management, business development, and customer intimacy in the U.S. and internationally.
Before joining ESG, Mark ran his own corporate communications consulting business focusing on storage and IT. He has enjoyed a varied career in high-tech commerce, working at Xerox, Memorex-Telex, StorageTek, Sun Microsystems, and a software startup.
Hailing from the U.K., Mark has a Masters degree from Oxford University and has been based in Colorado since 1997. In 2012, Mark, his wife, and his daughter were naturalized as U.S. citizens. His youngest son was born an American, and Mark is very happy that everyone in his immediate family has now achieved that status.