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PROFILE: Mark Conlin is president of the Xerox Foundation, as well as vice president of corporate citizenship for the corporate side of things. He is also on the Corporate Advisory Board for the Wharton School of Business, where his bio reads:
Mark Conlin is president of the Xerox Foundation and vice president, Corporate Citizenship. He was named to this position in March 2013. As president of the Xerox Foundation, Conlin is responsible for developing and leading the company’s strategic approach to corporate citizenship and serves as the company’s ambassador with community organizations and non-profit institutions. In this role, Conlin is responsible for prioritizing and supporting the programs that reflect the purpose, priorities and corporate character of Xerox. Aligning resources to the philanthropic mission, he oversees the many volunteer led programs that give our people an opportunity to represent Xerox in the communities in which they work and live.
Prior to becoming president of the Xerox Foundation, Conlin served as vice president, Technology Sales of the Greater Metro East Operations for Xerox Corporation. In this role he was responsible for sales and services customer operations accounts in Long Island, New York City, New Jersey, Philadelphia and Delaware. He served as the senior contact for numerous global, legal and commercial organizations, ensuring the implementation of strong and productive client partnerships.Conlin joined Xerox in 1977 as an account manager in New York City. He worked for Canon Business Solutions as director of sales for New York City from 1992 through 2004, before rejoining Xerox as director of Global Marketing in 2004. Conlin was then appointed vice president and general manager for the Tri-States Customer Business Unit in 2005 and named vice president and general manager for New York City in 2008.
Conlin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology from Rutgers University in 1977. He is a member of the Board of Directors for INROADS’ N.Y./N.J. Chapter which works with diverse undergraduate students. He is active in The V Foundation for Cancer Research, the Food Bank of New York and the New York City Chamber of Commerce.
As a member of the New York Police Department Running Club, Conlin has completed four NYC Marathons. Having been an integral player of the Rutgers University undefeated Final Four team, he was, along with the ’76 Team, inducted into the Rutgers University Basketball Hall of Fame. Conlin now serves as a mentor to the Rutgers University Men’s Basketball team. Conlin and his wife live in North Brunswick, N.J.