Mark Hines

FingasAffiliations: The Diner, Pump Audio, Getty Images
Creative Collaborators: Rich Medina, Sanford Biggers
Institution Affiliations: Princeton University, Cornell University Hip Hop Collection, DubSpot, Alpha Phi Alpha
Endorsements: Ableton
Brand Work: BET, vH1, Time Warner Cable, Verizon, Coca-Cola, Rockstar Games, Smirnoff, Heineken,
Expertise: Creative Technology Development & Application, Music & Video Production Education
Current Work: JUMP N FUNK (Mixed Media Dance Party), Moon Medicin


Prior to developing guerilla production network, THE MARKSMEN, Mark Hines was Vice President of Creative Technology at where he was instrumental in the conceptualization and development of the website. Upon’s acquisition of, Hines was appointed Vice President of Strategy where he was directly responsible for initiating a diverse range of innovative projects including the conception and implementation of music strategies, interactive programming and creative technology. From 1994 to 1999, Hines worked at JP Morgan where he specialized in the development of unique technology applications that provided the bank with its competitive edge. While at JP Morgan, Hines maintained a music productio:n company, Poisoned Ivy Entertainment, which did work for several major labels including Warner Brothers, MCA, Columbia and Def Jam, for which he received a Gold record for the Belly soundtrack. Hines’ formal discipline is Computer Science which he studied from ’90-’94 at Princeton University where he received his BA Degree.

Mark has produced scores for commercials featuring Samuel Jackson, Questlove & The Roots, & Tamia,