Guest, Mark Laisure

Guest Name: 
Mark Laisure
Mark Laisure
Guest Occupation: 
CEO of Vortex Immersion Media, Producer and Co-Host of The LIFE CHANGES Show and an award winning entrepreneur and Inspirational Speaker
Guest Biography: 

MARK LAISURE

Mark Laisure is CEO of Vortex Immersion Media, Producer and Co-Host of The LIFE CHANGES Show and an award winning entrepreneur and Inspirational Speaker.

His passion thrives in service of others and amongst life changing technologies and conscious immersive content. Mark spent his early career around Wall Street as principle with Firms such as UBS Paine Webber and Wellington Shields & Co.  and has been a guiding force within several start-ups, takeovers, and turn-arounds most notably; Inktomi Corporation (acquired by Yahoo!), Emmy Award winning Teranex (video processing), Mesh Networks (mobile WiFi, acquired by Motorola,) Theseus Logic (clock-less semiconductor acquired by Camgian Networks,) Skycross (award winning antenna technology,) Zeros & Ones, Inc. (digital convergence) and ONEHOPE Wine (cause centric commerce).

Mark has received numerous awards as an entrepreneur and inventor including; A Prime Time Emmy for technological innovation in film and television processing, R & D 100 award (The Oscar’s of Inventing) and Businessweek Magazine Product of the Year.

Recently, Vortex teamed with James Hood to produce “Mesmerica.”  James is renowned as a vital and versatile musical pioneer. His lengthy and varied musical resume includes playing drums in “The Pretenders,” an ongoing two-decades-plus run as mastermind of the visionary ambient/electronica act “Moodswings,” and an expansive array of production and soundtrack projects. Mesmerica is a musical journey that will take you deep into the beautiful space that is your higher self.  James will be touring “Mesmerica” globally in 2018 with performances planned at planetariums and immersive domes worldwide.