Mark Sears is the Founder & CEO of CloudFactory and is passionate about using his blend of technology and business experience towards the vision of connecting one million people in the developing world to online work. Mark started his career as a software developer with Sun Microsystems before spending the last 20 years building tech startups. He and his wife lived in Nepal for 6 years where their two kids and CloudFactory were born. Mark is a proud Canadian, now living in Durham, NC.
CloudFactory is using technology to create meaningful work for as many people as possible by building the best on-demand digital workforce known to man. Whether it is extracting valuable information from scanned documents, images, audio, video, or the web - CloudFactory searches the world to find, train and equip the best on-demand workforce to scale your business. We are driven by our vision of developing 1 million talented young leaders who change the way the world works - change how companies get work done, change how and why people work, and change a world where talent is equally distributed but opportunities are not.