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Mark Ranalli

Executive Director
Engineering Management & Innovation (Gordon Institute)
Associate Dean, Tufts School of Engineering
Professor of the Practice, Tufts Gordon Institute

Executive Director Mark Ranalli of the Tufts Gordon Institute

Mark Ranalli

Executive Director
Engineering Management & Innovation (Gordon Institute)
Associate Dean, Tufts School of Engineering
Professor of the Practice, Tufts Gordon Institute

Phone 617-627-3110
Tufts Gordon Institute, Suite 2400
200 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA
Biography: 

Mark Ranalli is the associate dean and executive director of Tufts Gordon Institute, as well as a professor of the practice, and has more than 25 years of industry experience as an executive business leader and entrepreneur. Prior to joining Tufts, he was managing director of RR Donnelley’s Digital Solutions Group, where he was responsible for the company’s digital business strategy. Ranalli is also the founder of several successful ventures, including Helium Inc. and Ourstage Inc. He grew his first venture, an internet professional services agency called Basessix, Inc., from inception to three offices and over 70 employees, with a client portfolio that included AT&T Broadband, Comcast, AOL, ESPN, Starz/Encore, HBO, and National Geographic.

Education: 
M.B.A., Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
Professional Experience: 
2014-present:

Associate Dean, Executive Director, and Professor of the Practice, Tufts Gordon Institute

2013-2014:

Managing Director, Digital Solutions Group, RR Donnelley

2005-2012:

President and CEO, Helium Inc.

2006-2009:

Co-Founder and Board Member, OurStage

1999-2005;

CEO and Cofounder, BaseSix Inc.

1996-1999;

President, UNIFI Communications Inc.

1992-1996:

Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Fax International Inc.

1988-1990:

Sales Executive, AT&T Computer Systems

1986-1988:

Financial Analyst, Prudential Securities

Selected Professional Activities: 
2008-2015: Board Chair, The Center for Responsive Politics

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