Senior Director for Business Development, Sales, Marketing & Strategy
25th Annual Expeditionary Warfare Conference
Mark Rios is the Senior Director for Business Development, Sales, Marketing & Strategy for Atlas North America, whose focus is underwater imaging systems and mine countermeasures solutions. Additionally, he is the Vice President for Business Development & Sales for thyssenkrupp Marine Systems in the USA, specializing in naval vessel design.
Previously to entering the private sector, he served his nation as a naval officer for 30 years, completing his career as a Captain; serving in several surface combatant, mine, countermeasures and amphibious ships. He commanded three MCM-1 class mine countermeasures ships, Assault Craft Unit Two, and Mine Countermeasures Squadron Two.
Ashore, he was a Resource Analyst at the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Program Analysis and Evaluation (CAPE) and the Mine Warfare Resource Sponsor at the Office of Chief of Naval Operations (N95).
Rios earned his education at the US Naval Academy, US Naval Postgraduate School, and US Naval War College.