Leadership Team

Mark Johnson


As founding member and Director of Operations of Outerspace Design, Mark has helped hundreds of companies develop product solutions for domestic and international markets.

An active member of the design community, Mark has lectured at RMIT, is a member of the Swinburne Product Design & Engineering industry advisory panel and longstanding member of the Design Institute of Australia (DIA).
Mark manages the production of the design studio and the financials of the Outerspace group. Taking a hands-on approach to working with and mentoring his diverse team of industrial designers and engineers, Mark is directly involved in product and packaging commercialisation, from concept development to project management. With over 30 years of experience, Mark holds numerous patents and more than 40 design awards in various industries including electronics, nanotechnology, medical devices and even pharmaceutical vending.
Mark is often in South Australia where he works closely with clients in the vibrant SA technology sector. He also has a great track record helping clients secure project funding from various sources including VC, angel investors and government grants.
Outside of work, Mark enjoys scuba diving in tropical destinations around the globe.