Mark Bauman

Posted: March 7, 2017 at 4:06 pm, Last Updated: March 10, 2017 at 1:32 pm

Mark Bauman serves as the Senior Vice President of Smithsonian Enterprises, overseeing efforts to expand the institutions reach through new multi-platform entertainment businesses. Previously, Bauman served as chairman of National Geographic’s Cross Platform Committee where he oversaw the Society’s cross-platform editorial development process, working with National Geographic’s editorial leadership team to decide which large projects the Society would feature across its various media platforms. He has also overseen production of more than 400 hours of programming for the National Geographic Channels and PBS, garnering multiple industry awards, including the Society’s first “Parents’ Choice Award.” Bauman holds a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University and a master’s in international relations from Johns Hopkins University.