Diversified Deepens Thought Leadership Bench With Strategic Addition

Diversified welcomes industry veteran Mark Cruz to the Emerging Technology & Solutions team, focused on integrating enhanced media networking concepts globally

KENILWORTH, NJ—Diversified, a leading technology solutions provider, proudly announces the newest addition to their Emerging Technology & Solutions (ET&S) team. With more than 20 years of network engineering and support experience in the media & entertainment and financial markets, Mark Cruz joins this elite team of thought leaders providing innovative and dynamic solutions to the global market.

“I am excited to join Diversified and look forward to applying my years of enterprise experience supporting clients to help drive future innovation,” says Mark.  “I love bridging the gap between client business growth challenges and use of technology to solve them. I take special interest in the ‘people’ aspect of business and embed myself in the mission to provide sound technical solutions while building relationships that foster trust.”

Over the course of his career, Mark has designed and implemented numerous network solutions for enterprise WAN & media transport networks, OTT and IOT solutions, IP production networks and cloud integration initiatives.  Most recently, Mark held the role of Director of Broadcast Network Engineering for NBC Universal, successfully designing and implementing a multi-site, fully redundant IP media architecture supporting their entire Global Media Operations ecosystem.

“Mark has a unique talent in translating difficult media networking concepts and client challenges into reliable and scalable enterprise IT and Media infrastructure designs,” says Jason Kornweiss, Vice President and General Manager, ET&S, Diversified. “His ability to holistically design and tactically implement advanced concepts in corporate IT, IP Media networks, and global network infrastructure are perfectly aligned with this inflection point our clients are currently facing as the industry rapidly evolves to predominantly IP based workflows.  I’m thrilled to welcome him to the ET&S team at Diversified.”

About Diversified

Diversified is a leading global technology solutions provider delivering a comprehensive suite of solutions to help a diverse clientele achieve the highest performance levels, enhance their operations, increase productivity and drive ROI.​ Our mission is to enable a digital future—connecting people, technology and experiences, where and when it matters most. Our solutions are experienced by millions every day. Removing the distance. Delivering a message. Powering business. Celebrating fandom. Even saving lives.

Founded in 1993, we’re a global organization serving local needs with 2,500+ associates in 50+ locations worldwide. Learn more at diversifiedus.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.