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Mark Johnson


Mark Johnson, CEO and Director, co-founded and joined the Company in November 1999. Johnson is responsible all strategic financing, business results, overall strategy, and business planning at Four51. Mr. Johnson also works directly with the Technology Team at Four51 to identify and plan all new Platform strategy. Previously, Mr. Johnson was president of Comdisco Network Services, a subsidiary of Comdisco Inc. Prior to Four51, Mr. Johnson founded two other successful technology start-ups. In 1990 he founded NetforceMTI Group, that he grew from scratch to over 150 employees and which was sold in 1995. Mark then assumed leadership of the Network Services Division at Comdisco including over 400 direct reports. This Division experienced 3X growth during his tenure. He then co-founded On Hand Network in 1997, which was Venture funded and rolled out to 13 US Cities in 24 months. He held a variety of positions in the financial services industry prior to starting his first company. Johnson attended St. Olaf College and graduated with a B.A. in Economics.