Mark Atkinson

Mark Atkinson



Mark Atkinson is  Chief Executive Officer of Mursion, Inc., the nation’s leading virtual  reality, simulation platform, where professionals develop the human skills  required to be effective in high-stakes careers. Mursion has deployed its  simulation platform to hundreds of Fortune 1,000 corporations, non-profits,  and schools of nursing, business, and education.  Mursion’s highly emotive avatars help  learners improve their active listening skills, conversational turn-taking,  de-escalation of conflict, effective feedback, and problem-solving  skills.  Mr. Atkinson is the Founder of  TeachForward, LLC, a virtual coaching platform for K-12 educators that offers  programs for alternative certification and professional licensure. Mr.  Atkinson founded and served as CEO of Teachscape Inc. Prior to launching a  career in educational technology and workforce development, Mr. Atkinson  served as Senior Producer and Manager of New Markets for CBS News Productions  and worked as an Emmy award-winning News Producer for Peter Jennings  Reporting, ABC News, where he produced a series of network specials on U.S.  foreign policy in Bosnia, Haiti, and Iraq. He is a recipient of the Alfred I.  DuPont Columbia University “Gold Baton” for his work in Bosnia.     Mr. Atkinson is a graduate of Yale  College.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

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