Mark Sears

Mark Sears is CEO and Founder of CloudFactory. He’s a computer scientist who is driven daily by his passion for technology, business, and people.
CEO Mark Sears Interviews New CloudFactory Board Member John Cotterell

CEO Mark Sears Interviews New CloudFactory Board Member John Cotterell

We are delighted to welcome tech veteran John Cotterell to the CloudFactory Board of Directors. CEO Mark Sears talked with John about his new leadership role.

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Five Great Books about AI and Machine Learning

Five Great Books about AI and Machine Learning

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or new to artificial intelligence, continued learning important. Here are a few of our favorite machine learning & AI books.

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CloudFactory Gets $65 Million on Mission to Create Meaningful Work for 1 Million People

CloudFactory Gets $65 Million on Mission to Create Meaningful Work for 1 Million People

Mark Sears, founder and CEO, shares how CloudFactory will use its latest round of funding, a Series-C round led by FTV Capital.

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AI Challenges And Why Legal Is A Great Place To Kick-Start Great NLP

AI Challenges And Why Legal Is A Great Place To Kick-Start Great NLP

AI makes information easier to find for attorneys and their opponents. That levels the playing field. It fundamentally changes the way work is done in the legal profession, where ...

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Successful AI Development Means Fielding The Best Team

Successful AI Development Means Fielding The Best Team

Given the challenges of hiring and managing a team to complete the arduous data work behind AI, many companies are turning to outside help.

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AI Bias And The 'People Factor' In AI Development

AI Bias And The 'People Factor' In AI Development

AI is only as good as the data it's trained to analyze. CloudFactory CEO Mark Sears shares in Forbes about how AI bias can arise from people, tools, algorithms, and human ...

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3 Steps Toward Data Responsibility in the Digital Age

3 Steps Toward Data Responsibility in the Digital Age

Even before the Facebook–Cambridge Analytica story broke, the World Economic Forum proposed the need for a new era of data responsibility. Here’s how we can contribute to a world ...

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Explaining CloudFactory to My Mom: 6 Years Later

Explaining CloudFactory to My Mom: 6 Years Later

In 6 years, CloudFactory has expanded to 4 continents and received $13.6M in funding. Here’s more about our story.

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Outsourcing Outsmarted: How CloudFactory is Changing an Outdated Industry

Outsourcing Outsmarted: How CloudFactory is Changing an Outdated Industry

Billy Beane used startup thinking to outsmart the N.Y. Yankees. Here's how CloudFactory outsmarted outsourcing.

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The Day Disaster Hit

The Day Disaster Hit

Remembering the Great Earthquake that hit Nepal in April 2015. Thanking everyone who helped CloudFactory help thousands communities.

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Earthquake Update #2: The View from CloudFactory Nepal

Earthquake Update #2: The View from CloudFactory Nepal

Learn how CloudFactory is responding to the Nepal earthquake. We're well prepared to help rebuild this great nation!

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Nepal Earthquake Update

Nepal Earthquake Update

A major earthquake hit Nepal April 25th where CloudFactory has 125 employees and about 3,000 cloud workers concentrated in and around Kathmandu.

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I am More...

I am More...

Visit I am More, our photo blog where we celebrate many talents of our workers. At CloudFactory, it's not just about work..

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Freaky Fast Production Lines and The Amazing Brain

Freaky Fast Production Lines and The Amazing Brain

Lessons learned about production lines and the amazing brain during my visit to Jimmy John's.

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Business impact is beautiful!

Business impact is beautiful!

Download a case study to hear how one client has seen significant impact to their business since sending their core business process to CloudFactory.

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The future of work is bright when we work together

The future of work is bright when we work together

CloudFactory is building the future of work today. We combine people and technology to help our clients thrive and scale their business.

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