Mark Castleman

Mark’s lengthy resume in the software and communications industry includes tenures as a CEO, startup founder, product leader, designer, board member, startup mentor and investor. Currently a limited partner with Capital Factory and serving on the boards of Cerebri AI and Preschool2Me, Castleman was previously Bell Labs’ first Entrepreneur in Residence where he built and led FutureX Labs, a program designed reinvigorate the lab’s research by infusing entrepreneurial, market-driven perspectives. Prior to Bell Labs, he served as CEO of Vobi, a pioneer in contextual communications, and he spent more than a decade as President of PBX Central. Castleman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin and studied Linguistics at Georgetown University.