Mark Cohn is the chief technology officer for Unisys Federal Systems. In this role, he directs portfolio strategy and solution development for major Federal Systems programs working with industry partners, Unisys area of strength leads, and market-facing program teams to bring innovation to the marketplace, expand the mission impact of IT, and address enterprise customer needs. He is the strategist for Unisys solutions that enable mobility-driven enterprise transformation and acts as technology emissary for Unisys in the market.
Prior to his current assignment, Mark served as partner and vice president, Enterprise Security for Unisys with responsibility for the vision and management of security solutions and services programs across the company while managing the Federal Systems Enterprise Security practice. He was a principal spokesperson and leader of the Unisys global team of experts in the application of information technology to physical security and surveillance systems, transportation, and international border security and the Unisys representative for government-industry liaison on cybersecurity and critical infrastructure protection.
Since joining Unisys in 1985, Mark has served successfully in a broad range of engineering and management positions. For several years, Mark was vice president and chief architect for Unisys Global Public Sector, where he provided technical leadership for major public sector engagements in defense and domestic security.
Mark is an expert in the design and implementation of trustworthy, highly available distributed systems. He began his career at Unisys as a senior systems programmer on fault-tolerant systems used for aviation infrastructure and workforce management and was the principal designer and chief engineer for nationwide critical command and control capabilities essential to air traffic control that have proven to be among the most reliable systems ever put into operation.
Mark has a graduate certificate in management information systems and a master’s degree in management of technology from American University. He is a Certified Information Security Manager and Project Management Professional.