FM:Systems Hires Mark Guthrie as VP of Government to Deliver Workplace Management Capabilities to Growing Public Sector Customer-Base

Drive additional presence and success for the only comprehensive FedRAMP certified workplace management solution

RALEIGH, N.C., DEC. 15, 2020  — FM:Systems, provider of global workplace management technology solutions, today announced it has hired Mark Guthrie to serve as the company’s vice president of government. Guthrie brings decades of experience across the IT industry with success spanning Fortune 500 organizations and public sectors, including global defense and intelligence, civilian, state and local, and education domains. As a respected leader in the government sector, he will oversee FM:Systems’ growing facility management for government team and strategies.

“In light of the 2020 pandemic, our ability to help our expanding customer base of over 150 government agencies gain real time visibility into their real estate portfolio and workplace environments has never been more important,” said Kurt von Koch, CEO of FM:Systems. “With Mark’s deep experience in information technology working with some of the largest federal agencies in the world, we are thrilled to have him spearhead our public sector efforts in meeting their evolving workplace management needs.”


The addition of Guthrie also comes at a time when requirements for improved operational, environmental and financial performance of government facilities are at an all-time high. As one of the only comprehensive workplace management solution providers within the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), FM:Systems facility management for government solution allows universities, local, state, and federal agencies to confidently and quickly adopt a secure cloud platform that meets FedRAMP compliance while offering a more effective way of managing, sharing, and proving the effectiveness of their initiatives towards federal real estate property assets.


“Joining the FM:Systems team represents a unique and very special opportunity for me to help build and grow a public sector team focused on helping the government workforce execute their vital missions with secure, healthy and productive assets in the workspace,” said Guthrie. “In the current and post-COVID environment, I’m especially honored to help even more government organizations maximize every square foot of their workplaces, enable employee-centric workspaces, and more effectively serve and protect citizens across the nation and around the world.”


Prior to joining FM:Systems, Guthrie was principal for ITA Group where he advised organizations how to drive measurable business growth and loyalty through custom crafted engagements to serve employees, partners and customers. He also previously held the position of vice president for North America for Kony, Inc. In this role, Guthrie was responsible for delivering revenue growth for SaaS No/Low Code Application Development Platform, including all business enablers from new profitable customer and partner creation to organizational development and KPI’s for growth industry markets including retail, energy, manufacturing, healthcare, and public sector. Additionally, during his tenure as vice president for Lexmark Government Solutions, he helped develop and lead revenue generation strategies for secure mission-focused solutions and services contributing more than $500M, enabling the government to save $2.8B.


Mark holds a bachelor of science in marketing and economics, from the University of Maryland. He also completed executive MBA programs by the University of Michigan and Oxford University and holds a joint patent.


About FM:Systems
More than 1500 organizations worldwide trust FM:Systems’ workplace management technology to empower their facility and real estate teams to identify, plan and deliver the ideal workplace experience for every employee. With customers representing half of the Fortune 50, ⅔ of top US banks, 350+ universities, 150+ government institutions, over 200 hospital and healthcare organizations and 50% of leading pharmaceutical firms, our leading solutions manage over 3 billion square feet across 80 countries worldwide. In 2019 alone, over half a million people made more than 40 million reservations with FM:Systems products. FM:Systems is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, and conducts business worldwide. For more information about FM:Systems, please visit