Personnel Detail

Mark Goodwin

Title:Deputy Director, Hume Center
Address: 1991 Kraft Drive Suite 2019C
Blacksburg, VA 24061


program management and business development


Mark Goodwin is the Deputy Director of the Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology at Virginia Tech. He oversees the programmatic capture and execution of all sponsored programs within the Center, including business development activities, supervising the Center’s program and project managers, and ensuring the Center maintains a pattern of sustained growth and meets its expenditure goals.  Additionally he oversees administrative and financial operations and serves as the Center's leader at the main campus in Blacksburg, VA.

Before joining Virginia Tech, Mr. Goodwin spent 13 years at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Specializing in cyber-physical security, signal processing, and visual analytics technologies, he was accomplished in all phases of technology innovation, intellectual property capture and protection, advanced product development, and market introduction for strategic business development outcomes. He is known for leveraging a deep network of executive level resources within the confluence of business, finance, and technology to successfully execute technology and business plans. A practitioner of public and private partnerships, he was twice nationally recognized for excellence in technology transfer and instrumental in founding five development-stage enterprises and fostering commercial introduction.

Prior to that, he worked for 20 years as a company founder, entrepreneur, and business development expert in Silicon Valley. Mr. Goodwin is a graduate of University of California at Berkeley.