Former Foxtel and CSG International Executive Appointed as CTO at QSR International

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“QSR International has a strong history in the data analytics and academic space, and I am enjoying working with the talented team at QSR to propel the business higher globally."

QSR International, the world’s leading qualitative analysis software provider, has today announced the appointment of David Marks to the position of Chief Technology Officer, after two months as interim-CTO.

David joins QSR International with a wide range of skills from a career spanning several executive roles at Foxtel. Most recently he served as Executive Director of Asia Pacific at CSG International, where he was tasked with accelerating the growth and strategic direction of CSG’s broadband, cable and satellite business in Asia-Pacific, and expanding CSG’s footprint in the industry across the region.

David’s strategic appointment to the role at QSR International will help to further the company’s growth goals and accelerate innovation within the development team. “Adding David Marks to the [senior leadership team at QSR is an important decision for our technology roadmap and leading innovation agenda,” said Chris Astle, QSR International CEO.

“David brings a wealth of senior management experience from his many years at Foxtel, where he helped drive and deliver key projects and maintain high systems availability for both internal and external customers” he said.

QSR International has a strong history in the data analytics and academic space, and I am enjoying working with the talented team at QSR to propel the business higher globally. I look forward to continuing to deepen my relationships within the development team, the Executive team and the wider organization, and embrace the QSR company values in my day to day work” David said.

David is an experienced IT leader, with a deep expertise in project management, customer care, billing strategy, service delivery, data strategy and IT management. With 22 years of experience in the cable and communications industries, he has built deep expertise and strong relationships with C-Suite. In previous executive roles at Foxtel, an Australian Pay-TV and broadband provider, David built a wealth of knowledge in operational challenges and served as Foxtel’s CIO. Prior to that, he led Foxtel’s customer care and billing operations, and held operational leadership roles in corporate systems management.

About QSR International
Every day, QSR International helps 1.5 million researchers, marketers and others to utilize Qualitative Data Analysis (QDA) to uncover deeper insights contained within the “human data” collected via social media, consumer and community feedback and other means. The company gives people the power to make better decisions by uncovering more insights to advance their area of exploration. With an innovative suite of qualitative data analysis products, NVivo and Interpris, QSR enables both structured numerical data and unstructured “human” data to be analyzed together, uncovering powerful insights unattainable only through quantitative data analysis. The new insights QSR International’s suite of products unlock helps researchers and curious minds worldwide make more informed decisions that create growth, solve problems and improve lives. With benefits for individuals, teams, and organizations, QSR International unlocks big data and research intelligence in ways that are otherwise impossible.

Headquartered in Australia, QSR International maintains offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, and throughout Europe. Learn more at

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