Crystal Marks is an Enterprise Systems Manager in DFW.  She holds VCP6-DCV and MCSA certifications and regularly attends tech conferences in the United States.  In 15 years as a woman in IT she has worked to break down barriers and enabled more women to enter technology fields through mentoring, volunteering IT skills to non-profits, speaking at conferences, networking with Fortune 500 companies, leading women’s groups, and continuing her passion for learning and teaching.  Companies that she has worked for include Dell, Abn Amro, Stream International, Transplace, and Heartland Payment Systems.  Her current position is at an entertainment powerhouse that is family-operated and sets the bar for giving back, volunteering, and engaging their fans and community.  Look for Crystal on your agenda at AT&T Business Summit, VMWorld, Microsoft Ignite, and HP Discover meetings throughout the year.

Crystal is a graduate of The Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS) at the University of North Texas.  TAMS is a unique residential program for high school-aged Texas students who are high achievers in mathematics and science. She continued her education at the University of North Texas while working as an Astronomy teacher before jumping into her IT career.

Hobbies include running long distances, biking DORBA trails, skating, gaming, and devouring science.


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