09 Mar Episode 191 | Life Turned Upside Down, Now What?
Mark Gottlieb shared his amazing story of recovery, resilience and faith after a mountain biking accident injured his spinal cord and left him immediately paralyzed.
Mark Gottlieb has been an entrepreneur most of his life. His first major company was DesignTech International which produced over $125 million in consumer electronic products, mostly automotive and telephone accessories. His last company was LogicMark, LLC which produced a line of Personal Emergency Response Systems for the home healthcare market. This company received the honor of making the INC 500/5000 awards two years in a row for its record growth before he sold the company in 2011.
Mark earned two master’s degrees from Stanford University, one in Engineering Management (IE) and the other in Product Design (ME). After graduate school, Mark worked as a consultant for SRI International and taught as an associate professor at George Washington University. Mark is a serial inventor and has been awarded 30 US patents and numerous foreign patents. Mark is active in the angel investing area, supporting and mentoring several start-ups. He is on the advisory board at George Mason University as well as several other board positions with several companies and charities. He is also active in the community. Mark lives in Fairfax Station with his wife Sharon. They have four children and ten grandchildren. Mark’s interests include exotic expedition travel, photography, mentoring young men, mathematical art, 3D printing and woodworking.