Mark Pierpoint is VP & GM of Agilent's Software & Modular Solutions (SMS) Division. SMS transforms the productivity of Agilent's customers by connecting design, validation and test, and harnessing the speed and re-configurability of modular solutions, together with the strengths of Agilent's instrument businesses.
Mark joined Agilent in 1987, when it was still part of Hewlett-Packard. He was previously VP & GM of Agilent's Electronic Engineering Software (EEsof) and also led the Technology & Services Organization. Mark started out his Agilent career in application support, and has also been involved in military and commercial applications of wireless technology.
Mark is an Electronic Engineer, with a PhD in Microwave Engineering and BSc in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from the University of Leeds in the UK. Mark lives in northern California with his wife Sarah and son James and enjoys cycling, photography and furniture design and build.