Dr. Mark A. Stone serves as the System Chief Information Officer (“SCIO”) for The Texas A&M University System. As the SCIO for the A&M System, Dr. Stone is responsible for cybersecurity, enterprise-wide applications, networking, and infrastructure strategy development and implementation throughout the A&M System.
Prior to this appointment, Dr. Stone served as the Senior VP and CIO of the Safety-Kleen and the Zale Corporation. Mark is a published author and an inductee of the DFW Technology Prayer Breakfast Merv Tarde Values in Leadership Circle.
For over 20 years, Steve Sharp has leveraged innovative technologies to share the message of Jesus in the most unreached region of the world. I n 2008 he founded Global Heart Ministries to provide people across the Middle East and Central Asia with creative access to the gospel and connection to the underground church. The ministry has produced hundreds of television programs for satellite TV and also leverages social media and other digital platforms to bypass political and cultural barriers and share hope with people surrounded by spiritual darkness.
Mike Cantrell serves as President for Solutions by Text and oversees all aspects of operations for the company’s product umbrella. Mike has also been a public speaker in the mobile industry for more than 10 years, educating audiences on the most impactful and cost-effective means of communication today.