President, Lab Equipment Commercialization Consulting
Mark Atlas is President of Laboratory Equipment Commercialization Consulting. He received his BS at the University of California in Santa Barbara in Pharmacology. After spending 5 years in research, he was a top sales performer for Waters Corp. for 7 years. In 1997, Mr. Atlas founded an online laboratory equipment marketplace which he successfully merged with and helped take it public in 1999. Mr. Atlas took his start-up experience and joined Eksigent in 2003. There, he served in diverse roles overseeing sales and marketing programs where he guided the branding and lead generation efforts. Eksigent was sold to Sciex/Danaher. in 2007. In 2007 Mr. Atlas was recruited to lead Global Sales at Fluxion Biosciences. Growing the company from 4 to 30, Mr. Atlas led the product release of 2 novel technologies and developed cost effective and productive methods for sales management and lead generation. Mr. Atlas, is now applying his 20 years of experience in Start-ups to guide emerging companies to success. He has redefined the sales process, developed key techniques for market validation and created methods for young companies to determine the best go-to-market approach. His background in sales and marketing in younger environments enables him to develop and execute plans with capabilities of testing them prior to scaling the go-to-market solution for all aspects of life science reagents and equipment. Mark’s preference for mentoring is with life science companies or companies involved in chemical products sold into pharmaceutical companies or academia.