Mark Dancer is a leading authority on channel innovation and digital transformation. Mark founded the Network for Channel Innovation to strengthen the practice of channel innovation through awareness, advocacy, and research, and the Future of Channels blog for sharing insights. As Fellow of the NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence, Mark works to help leaders drive innovation as they respond to disruption by online marketplaces, globalization, and other market-changing developments. Mark is a frequent speaker, workshop facilitator, and author. Drawing on leading-edge channel research and practical experience, Mark helps channel innovators develop foresight, build visions and achieve goals. His work draws on thirty years of channel strategy experience across global markets and technology, commercial, industrial, services, construction, food and beverage, and other sectors. Mark is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.