Mark Johnson – FAIA|AIBD|AIBD
Mark Johnson is a recognized leader in the building products and design industry for his career as a marketer/educator/architect/speaker. He is a FAIA architect, AIBD Professional Building Designer, and NKBA Certified Kitchen Designer (CKD). Formerly, Mark worked for Masco Cabinetry, Whirlpool Corporation and CertainTeed Corporation, where he led efforts to partner with the design and building industry. He has collaborated with industry leaders like Google, Apple and McGraw-Hill to bring online tools and continuing education to the design profession. Mark writes and speaks internationally on subjects ranging from 3D technology, social media and sustainable design, to design trends in architecture and interiors. In 2010, he was named a ‘Top 100 Design Tweeter’ for his work in social media. Mark holds both a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and MBA degree from Washington University in St. Louis, as well as a Master’s degree in Architecture and Urban Planning from UCLA.
Mark is the recipient of several design and industry awards over 25 years and is a three-time winner of the AIA Continuing Education System Award for Excellence. In 2002, he was elevated to the AIA College of Fellows in recognition of his service to the profession and pioneering work in AIA continuing education. Mark describes his career as one of bridge-builder between architects, designers, and the building products industry.