Mark Bates

Professional Journey:
Throughout his career, Mark has held a wide range of roles, in sales, operations marketing and strategy. Always keen to be involved with cutting edge technology and innovation; before his time with Hire Intelligence Mark has been involved with medical device product launches, special gases insulation innovations, and digitalisation / channel management projects. He worked for 6 years with BOC, and then 6 years with the Linde Group.

Mark joined Hire Intelligence in 2017, and Mark was General Manager when significant adjustments were needed to keep the company profitable during the Covid pandemic. Mark is continuing to restructure Hire Intelligence with a strategy focussed on key sectors. The team in the UK & Ireland are ensuring they can offer solutions and services alongside the best hire products. Even in the 6 years since Mark has joined there has been a lot of change in tech requirements, especially in the Virtual Reality and Digital Signage spaces.

Educational Background and Interests:

Armed with a degree in Genetics, Mark tries to stay abreast of emerging trends and technologies. This includes trying to understand coding and undertaking CS50 course, and learning to use AI software products effectively. Mark has a fundamental belief that regulated innovation can help support a better future for all, and thus is most excited when Hire Intelligence are supporting global events, and important research projects.

Personal Philosophy and Interests:

Mark believes in the power of data analysis and questioning – seeking information, and spotting patterns to help find opportunities to help. He also believes in the power of buy-in; Clients and team members should all know what we are aiming for, and how our efforts all fit together in delivering upon our ambitions.

Mark lives in West London, enjoys travelling, football, boxing and music.

Posts by Mark Bates

Microsoft Surface Studio is a Desktop PC and Digital Canvas in One

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How to Preserve Business Capital

With Britain’s impending exit from the EU, the country is set to enter a period of prolonged economic turbulence. As… Read More

The Latest Screens Help You Make a Positive Impression This Christmas

Christmas is a time for family, friends and gift-giving. However, the lead-up to the big day is also a busy time. You… Read More

4 Reasons to Hire VR and Gaming Equipment for the Work Christmas Party

The build-up to the festive season is an ideal time to show your staff some appreciation for their efforts throughout… Read More

How to Plan a Business Growth Strategy

The vast majority of small businesses have growth ambitions; but very few business owners actually take the time to put… Read More

Screens Linked to Multimedia Content Help You Impress at Events

Do you want to promote products and services or provide key information to customers at trade shows and exhibitions, at reception, or in… Read More

The Latest Testing and Tech to Help Your New Product Succeed

Successful start-ups and established companies are always on the lookout for the next big thing to change the industry. But… Read More

Top 10: Best Team Building Activities

Photo by JESHOOTS.COM If you want to raise morale, encourage synergy and foster a sense of community in your workforce,… Read More

Make Your Mark and Connect the Crowd with the Giant iTab

At some events you need a supply of tablet devices so attendees can access your digital content. At other events… Read More

4 Common Business Scenarios Where You Need Office Equipment Rental

As your business evolves, so too does the technology designed to help you do business better. And although it’s not… Read More

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