Mark Herschberg: How do you design and execute your career plan? With a Career Toolkit!
It is a great pleasure to welcome Mark Herschberg as our guest today. Mark is a CTO, tracker of criminals and terrorists on the dark web, software language developer, Speaker, Author, MIT Instructor and creator of their Career Success Accelerator program and top-level ballroom dancer!
Mark is sharing his expertise about how to plan our career better, things we need to take into consideration, and the tools that can help.
We will be discussing:
- Why we need a career plan and the types of questions we need to ask ourselves.
- What is included in Mark’s career toolkit.
- Whether career plans need to change and if so, how and when.
- The difference between leadership and management and how we can adapt from one to the other.
- Differences in leadership and advantages in the corporate world between men and women.
- Should women think about incorporating their family into a career plan while still achieving their career objectives.
A very interesting, fun interview with some excellent tips and practical solutions!
More about Mark:
From tracking criminals and terrorists on the dark web to creating marketplaces and new authentication systems, Mark has spent his career launching and developing new ventures at startups and Fortune 500s and in academia. He helped to start the Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program, dubbed MIT’s “career success accelerator,” where he teaches annually. At MIT, he received a B.S. in physics, a B.S. in electrical engineering & computer science, and a M.Eng. in electrical engineering & computer science, focusing on cryptography. At Harvard Business School, Mark helped create a platform used to teach finance at prominent business schools. He also works with many non-profits, including Techie Youth and Plant A Million Corals. He was one of the top-ranked ballroom dancers in the country and now lives in New York City, where he is known for his social gatherings, including his annual Halloween party, as well as his diverse cufflink collection.
Mark is the author of The Career Toolkit, Essential Skills for Success That No One Taught You. Educated at MIT, Mark has spent his career launching and fixing new ventures at startups, Fortune 500s, and academia. He’s developed new software languages, online marketplaces, new authentication systems, and tracked criminals and terrorists on the dark web. Mark helped create the Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program, MIT’s “Career Success Accelerator”, where he’s taught for twenty years. Mark also serves on the boards of non-profits Techie Youth and Plant a Million Corals.
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