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Mark Dwight

Rickshaw Bagworks
Founder and CEO
Mark Dwight is the founder and CEO of Rickshaw Bagworks, a San Francisco-based manufacturer of messenger bags, computer carrying cases, bicycle packs and urban lifestyle luggage. Rickshaw manufactures it’s own products in its own factory in the Dogpatch neighborhood of San Francisco. Since its founding in 2007, Rickshaw has grown to 30 full-time employees. Mark also serves on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce. Mark is the founder and of SFMade.org, an organization supporting San Francisco-based manufacturers and promoting job growth in the local manufacturing sector. Prior to founding Rickshaw, Mark was the CEO of Timbuk2 Designs (2002-2006), also a San Francisco-based luggage manufacturer. Before he started designing and making bags, Mark spent 18 years working in various Silicon Valley technology companies, including Cisco Systems (1997-2001). Mark served on the Backstreets Business Advisory Board (2005-2007), sponsored by Supervisor Sophie Maxwell, which produced a report with policy and land use recommendations for the City of San Francisco relating to businesses in the production, distribution and repair (PDR) sectors. Mark was born in Palo Alto, and raised in Los Altos. Mark has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (1982) and an MBA (1989), both from Stanford University. Mark lives in the Dogpatch neighborhood, and has been a San Francisco resident since 2002.