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About Mark Haney

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Locally born and raised, Mark Haney created Thinkbiggersanjose.com shortly after graduating from SJSU. In addition to the blog, Mark contributes to Content Magazine, writing pieces on San Jose history and “What If?” thought pieces looking at transforming the city into a modern, and diverse place of innovation and intrigue. For the last two years, Mark worked with Danny Harris, Program Director for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation in San Jose, recently leaving the philanthropic world to work in the public sector.

In his personal life, Mark and his wife, Genny are recently proud parents of their son, Elliott. Genny, Elliott, and Mark enjoy taking walks with their three dogs: Slapshot, Charlotte, and Lily throughout downtown, especially to Philz. For fun, Mark likes to experience new foods and beers. Lastly, Mark is a die-hard hockey fan, and his favorite team is the Sharks. When he is not with family and friends, Mark likes to blog and Tweet about his downtown experiences.


Photography images contributed by:

Alejandra Rodriguez

Website: June Soul by Ali

George Avalos(Mercury News) 05.08.17: Amazon tech unit forms downtown San Jose beachhead

George Avalos(Mercury News) 05.10.16: Tech boom spurs San Jose housing, office, retail towers

Sal Pizarro(Mercury News) 05.04.16: Pizarro: Jane's Walks provide a new view on city life

Nate Donato-Weinstein(Silicon Valley Business Journal) 04.11.16: Exclusive: Greyhound station sells for $39 million as tower plans grow in size 

Nate Donato-Weinstein(Silicon Valley Business Journal) 12.08.15: Massive high-rise project eyed for downtown San Jose's Greyhound site

Sal Pizarro(Mercury News) 11.13.15: Handing out flowers in downtown San Jose? Awesome idea

Nate Donato-Weinstein(Silicon Valley Business Journal) 10.19.15: Sobrato moving forward with downtown San Jose high-rise

Sal Pizarro(Mercury News) 10.08.15: Knight Cities Challenge seeks ideas to improve San Jose

Contributed:(Silicon Valley Business Journal) 06.26.15: Checking in downtown San Jose office      availability

Sal Pizarro(Mercury News) 04.29.15:Take a walk on the urban side

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