Mark Burns, CEO of Ardendus Solutions
Mark has over 30 years' experience in Information Technology supporting manufacturing and critical infrastructure, having worked for one of the world's largest systems integrators and several Fortune 100 companies. His experience includes programming, systems integration, team management, regional help desks, program management, marketing, consulting, and cyber security for critical infrastructure. More recently, as Unit Director Information Systems, Mark was responsible for implementing the entire IT infrastructure and applications at a new $350M manufacturing startup. He is also an avid inventor with his 'Fast-Walk' walker wheels and 'Auto-Glide' electric actuators among his credits. Mark has a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from Kettering University and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).


Electric actuator from Burns Advanced Manufactured Products (an Ardendus Solutions subsidiary) with proprietary 'Auto-Glide' technology. Video demonstrates use with dust collection system to automatically open and close a 4" blast gate. Fully automatic extension and retraction when woodworking equipment is turned on / off. LED status lights indicate in-motion, fully open, and fully closed states.