Mark Stepanian brings years of experience in innovative engineering of large-scale theme park attractions including roller coasters, motion simulators, and interactive VR rides. Mark has strong insight into the future of the amusement industry and has developed patented technologies that further intertwine the story with ride systems to create immersive and innovative experiences. In addition, as a project manager he prioritizes solution generation of technical and business issues to bring a project from the drawing board into reality and has ensured successful deliveries time and time again.
A structural engineer by training, Mark is heavily involved in the ASTM F24 standards committee and has detailed knowledge of the requirements needed to make the safest attractions possible. He also sits on the IAAPA Young Professionals subcommittee where he is working to further their mentor/mentee program.