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Mark Palmer is the president & Chief Executive Officer at StreamBase Systems, Inc. where he leads worldwide sales, marketing and professional services teams. Mark is a long time advocate of the growing role of CEP and has published over 30 articles on the application of CEP to real world problems and spoken at numerous industry events. In 2005 he won an InfoWorld Innovator award and was named to the InfoWorld Media Group's Innovators Hall of Fame for his work in event processing.

Prior to joining StreamBase, Mr. Palmer worked for Progress Software where he led that company’s acquisition of Apama (another CEP Market leader) and then led the Apama business unit as general manager. Previous roles include Director of Product Management at IONA Technologies, where he led the development of the Artix enterprise service bus (ESB). In 1998, he co-founded YouthStream Media Networks and served as its CTO and CIO, overseeing the growth of the company from 0 to 400 people. YouthStream was acquired by Alloy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALLY) in 2002. Before then, as a principal consultant with Object Design, Inc., Palmer was involved in the architecture, development and design of some of the world's largest distributed systems from 1992 to 1998, including GE, Cabletron, Fidelity Investments and Lucent Technologies. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree in computer science from the University of Connecticut.


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