Mark Dockser is an entrepreneur turned educator. He has a 30-year background as a C-level business leader driving the growth of international businesses ranging in size from start-up to $30 billion. His forte is in starting up new companies, developing and launching new concepts, products and brands, and in identifying and exploiting new opportunities to transform businesses.
Dockser is a Professor of the Practice in the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group and has taught courses in Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Gaining Customer Insight, Branding, Customers and Markets, and Marketing and Sales of Innovation Products. He also served on the affiliated faculty at Emerson College teaching courses in Strategic Marketing Communication, Global Branding, and how marketing, sales, and customer service work together to create business success.
Dockser started and manages Dockser Management, providing interim C-level management and guidance for transformative consumer product and service executives and companies.
Previously, he was the founding President of Coravin which provides a device (durable + consumable) that allows you to enjoy wine by the glass without having to pull the cork. Earlier in his career, Dockser was a leader in the creation and emergence of two notable, high-profile Greater Boston consumer technology businesses:
• At iRobot, he led marketing and sales for the launch of the home robotics business with the Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner.
• As VP of Marketing for Keurig, he developed the commercial sales model and then started the consumer business unit.
Dockser serves as a new business mentor through Northeastern's Venture Mentoring Network, MIT's Venture Mentoring Service, and the Cleantech Open, and he has served as an advisor for the Tufts and MIT $100k competitions. He is an elected official in his hometown of Reading where he serves as Chair of the Select Board.
- MBA, Stanford University
- BA Economics, Tufts University