For more than 15 years, Mark Cockrell dedicated his life to the world of public education, during which he served as the technology coordinator for a small school in northeast Texas, as well as becoming a sought-after speaker and presenter throughout the state.  During that time he became known as a creative innovator with a talent for doing more with less. 

In Spring of 2011 Mark embarked on a new adventure when he created an Internet media production company called Element Opie Productions.  Each week Mark, along with his guests and co-hosts, applies his quick wit, diverse range of expertise and engaging talent for story-telling to entertain, educate and inspire thousands of listeners.