Mark Jensen

IT Director

MS, Computer Engineering
BS, Computer Engineering

Mark Jensen joined the Watt Family Innovation Center as IT Director in 2015, leading the technology team to support building-level IT systems, audio-visual systems, Computing and Data Processing Center, building network, POE lighting systems, and hosted software services in the Watt Center. He directs engineering and architectural initiatives to advance the Watt Center’s technology-driving future innovation in classroom and collaboration technology, building infrastructure, visualization systems, data processing, and research activities associated with the Watt Center.

Mark’s previous Clemson University contributions include server administration for CCIT’s Infrastructure Services and Operations (ISO) and Health Care Information Services divisions. Prior to joining Clemson, Mark managed overseas IT operations for a large international nonprofit organization overseeing global IT infrastructure and tech offices in East Asia, Southeast Asia and South Asia to provide highly-secure data communications and remote IT support to 1,900 expat personnel. Prior to his overseas work, Mark was Sr. Systems Engineer and project manager at Scientific Research Corporation in Atlanta, Georgia, designing, integrating and deploying satellite-based communication systems for multiple military branches to modernize tactical and strategic communications leveraging advanced commercial technologies and research. Mark began his career with the Department of Defense in the Washington, DC, area, developing embedded communications security software for battlefield applications and managing software development activities for DoD contractors, including Motorola, GE, RCA, Harris and CE.

Mark is a graduate ('90, '85) of Clemson with master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Computer Engineering.