MARK PATTON

VICE PRESIDENT OF ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE, GAMESTOP

With nearly 30 years of technology implementation and leadership experience, Mark draws on unique perspectives from industries such as manufacturing, telecommunications, insurance, and retail. Mark has managed and architected solutions that exploited the benefits of multi-tiered computing and service-oriented architecture with such telecommunications giants as Motorola, Sprint, and Cingular/AT&T – yielding a U.S. patent and awards recognizing his contributions to the wireless standards community.

Over the past 7 years, Mark has focused on establishing Enterprise Architecture practices at retailers like JCPenney and GameStop, both as a consultant and a corporate leader. Prior to his current role as VP of Enterprise Architecture at GameStop, Mark served as the Chief Technology Officer for SIBridge Consulting – developing market-driven service offerings and providing strategic management consulting. Now with GameStop, Mark drives enterprise technology strategy across an ever-growing portfolio of business holdings – instilling innovation, analytics, and cloud computing principles as the enterprise transforms into a new type of holding company.

Mark earned his B.S. degree in Computer Science from Sam Houston State University and his M.B.A. from the University of Dallas.