Mr. Baker is currently a founding director for Phoenix Drill Control, a company that provides autonomous drilling systems that do not require OEM control system replacement.
He currently serves as an advisor to Blue Planet Strategies, a company that modifies the chemistry of mine generated waters without the use of added chemicals. BPS also extracts metals from mine generated fluids to create additional revenue streams.
Mark is a board member of Desert Saber, a company that creates a platform designed to disrupt traditional online training by providing a virtual hands-on environment for engaged and measured learning.
Mr. Baker is also a Senior Partner of Flow Partners, a group of experienced consultants that provide Value Stream insight by applied Lean Mining.
CheckMark Consulting is a member of the Global Mining and Standards Group.
Mark is a member of the UArizona College of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Board, a member of the Industrial Leadership Board for the Department of Mining and Geological Engineering at The University of Arizona and Mark is also a commercialization partner with Tech Launch Arizona.
Mr. Baker served on the board of directors of MineWare, a company that supplies enhanced weigh systems for loading tools. In addition to real time bucket weights for shovels, excavators and draglines, MineWare's systems ensure compliance to plan and minimize damage to equipment.
Mr. Baker was a member of the board of directors for the NanoSteel® Company, an advanced materials company that develops and supplies Super Hard Steel® (SHS) alloys with nanoscale microstructures for use as metallic coatings within the concrete & cement, mining & aggregates, oil & gas and power generation industries.
Mark has been an advisor to Resource Recovery Technologies, LLC., a company that uses centrifuges that maximize the recovery of organics in the Solvent Extraction process, effectively eliminating the excess organics that traditionally flow to the tank house and back to the leach piles.