Mark Stirling: Our Team
Director, IT Strategy and Operations Practice
As a former US Navy Information Professional Officer, Mark brings military precision and technical expertise to SAI’s IT Strategy and Operations practice.
During his time in uniform, Mark was responsible for providing network support to fleet units in highly demanding environments. His operational background includes multiple deployments throughout the Pacific while he was stationed in Japan. Mark has real world expertise in disaster recovery and business continuity in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown.
Mark also has experience in higher education. His most recent duty station was at the United States Naval Academy. While on the CIO’s staff, he provided expertise on cybersecurity, helped to identify and groom talent, developed IT staff training programs, and was invited to teach the Information Dominance Practicum Course to future naval officers.
Mark holds a BS in Information Systems and Technology from the Pennsylvania State University along with a graduate certificate in Information Systems and Operations from the US Naval Postgraduate School.