Author Profile

Mark Pohto

Mark Pohto

Former Sr Principal Analyst

33 years' experience

Language(s):  English


Professional Background

  • Local Government Cities of Tacoma and Washington, Lead DBA, 5 years
  • Microsoft, Principal Security Engineer, 23 years
  • Puget Sound Power and Light, Systems Analyst/Developer, 6 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

  • Leadership recognition and awards at Microsoft and the US Army. Graduated US Army Officer Candidate School with honors in academics and physical fitness. My platoon received awards for excellence in tactical maneuver.
  • Published in Green IT book as contributor.
  • Published in multiple database administration books as contributor.
  • Published in the Architecture Journal, Virtualization
  • Several Design Changes accepted across multiple Microsoft product teams. Received "ShipIT" awards and Executive Briefing Center awards from multiple product divisions.