Mark Bashforth

Mark Bashforth


Before taking on the role of Chief Executive Officer to Ikon Science, Mark was most recently employed as VP and General Manager, Oil & Gas at the FEI Company.

He previously served as CEO & President at US Seismic Systems where under his leadership; the company successfully completed the commercialization of it’s optical downhole seismic systems for microseismic monitoring.

Mark served as the General Manager of CGG’s GeoSoftware Group. In that role he lead a team of over 220 geoscience, sales and marketing professionals including nine direct reports on a global basis in 17 countries with a P&L responsibility of $65MM.

He was also previously the Managing Director and later President for the Americas for Roxar Inc., a leading solution provider for reservoir management solutions prior to its sale to Emerson.

Known as an innovative, passionate and charismatic leader who builds and motivates teams to achieve their potential and deliver results, Mark is also an accomplished speaker and experienced board member.

He is an avid sailor and has completed a transatlantic crossing on his sailboat with his two sons.