Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas
Mark Thomas
Senior Vice President, Partnerships,

Mark Anthony Thomas is the Senior Vice President of Partnerships for the New York City Economic Development Corporation, overseeing strategic industry engagement and business development for the City’s primary economic development entity. He previously served as the Director of Los Angeles Mayor’s Operations Innovation Team and Publisher of City Limits Magazine, an investigative journalism organization. Mark has mentored and advised media and civic tech startups and is a graduate of MIT (MBA), Columbia (MPA), and the University of Georgia, which honored him as one of its top alum under 40.

Silicon Harlem is a social venture that has been designed to transform Harlem in to a technology and innovation hub. This includes establishing co-working spaces, gigabit infrastructure, securing investment capital, and hosting monthly meetups.
The Future
Envisioning the Technological Future of Harlem is a comprehensive set of steps needed to transform the community. Silicon Harlem is an ecosystem that is inclusive and driven by positive growth. Be a part of the solution.
We have an opportunity to lower if not eradicate crime in Harlem, the potential to lower unemployment rates, increase quality education opportunities and grow jobs. Help us Transform Harlem into a Tech and Innovation Hub
5th Annual Conference
Silicon Harlem brings together the stakeholders of the community to hear from leading minds in the fields of emerging technologies.