Mark Dockser is a seasoned entrepreneur and C-level business leader with 30 years’ experience 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 serves as a part-time lecturer at Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business where he has taught courses in branding, customers and markets, and marketing and sales of innovation products. He also serves as affiliated faculty at Emerson College teaching course in marketing communication, global branding, and how marketing, sales and customer service work together.
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 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 on both a formal and informal basis, mentoring companies through Northeastern’s Venture Mentoring Network, MIT’s Venture Mentoring Service, the Cleantech Open, and advising teams through the Tufts and MIT $100k competitions. He is an elected official in his hometown of Reading where he is currently the Chair of the Reading Select Board.
- MBA, Stanford University
- BA Economics, Tufts University