Mark Robinton is Director of Business Development and Strategic Innovation for HID Global. In his role, Mr. Robinton is responsible for incubating new technologies and solutions including the use of near field communications (NFC). He has been active in the mobile industry for over a decade, leading projects ranging from secure elements to network applications with a focus on security. Prior to joining HID Global, Mr. Robinton was a senior development engineer at Mobile-Mind, based in Boston, Mass. Mr. Robinton received M.S. degrees in electrical engineering and engineering management from Tufts University in Medford, Mass. He also holds bachelor’s degrees in electrical engineering.