Mark Hopkins is currently the CIO at Skullcandy, having responsibility for world-wide IT, Digital, and Customer Service. Mark's team is constantly adapting to and meeting the challenges of a rapidly growing business using technologies such as cloud computing, data warehousing, and virtualization. Prior to Skullcandy, Mark worked in Silicon Valley for fabless semiconductor manufacturers Xilinx and Cypress Semiconductor. At Xilinx Mark managed the Operations Business Solutions group, a global team responsible for implementing systems and processes to streamline operations, improve customer service, and reduce cost. Mark started his career at Cypress as a production control planner and programmer/analyst on the Supply Chain Management team. Mark holds degrees in Economics and French from University of Arizona.