Mark (黑龍 / 黑龙) is the founder and principal consultant at Quantuity Analytics Inc.. His consulting abilities lies at the intersection that offers hands-on skills in Data Science and Machine Learning, embedded electronics engineering and machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT) and RF Wireless Technology.
He has previously worked at Nortel Networks – Bell Northern Research Centre, DSC/Tyco (Digital Security Controls), CIBC (Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce), and IG Wealth Management. He’s currently consulting for Canadian and international clients located in Hong Kong, United Kingdom, Taiwan, USA and New Zealand.
Mark holds a college diploma from Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology in Electronics Engineering Technology, 1995, and an undergraduate Bachelor of Commerce degree from Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Management in Business Technology Management (BTM) with an equivalent minor in Chinese Studies, 2019.
Having never been to Asia, Mark speaks fluent Mandarin and maintains his conversational Mandarin Chinese through weekly language exchanges, since beginning his language learning journey at Ryerson University in the fall of 2013. Mark also studied Chinese kung-fu for 13 years. He’s currently studying Spanish language and culture as a polyglot and looks to add native fluency hopefully by the end of 2021. He’s also an avid dragon boat paddler and fitness coach for over 10 years and enjoys long distance cycling, running, swimming and calisthenics.
Mark immigrated to Canada with his parents and siblings in 1979 from the beautiful tropical Caribbean island of Jamaica, West Indies. As a Canadian Citizen, Mark considers Canada is his first home. Jamaica’s motto is “Out of many one people” and embraces equity, diversity and inclusion as the normal, coming from such a diverse diaspora and mixing of approximately 61 different nationalities living on the island.