Who We Are

Cogent is a private company with headquarters in Dallas, TX, USA.

Marc Hoppers

Marc is a co-founder and serves as Managing Partner of Cogent Company. Marc has more than 20 years of management consulting and industry experience and specializes advising firms in the use of technology to improve productivity and performance. Prior to founding Cogent Company, Marc ran global channel sales for Trendium, a network management software firm. Before Trendium, Marc served clients globally at Ernst & Young, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, and Consulting Partners. He began his career in research and development at Halliburton.

Marc has been an Adjunct Instructor at the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University, is a guest lecturer at the University of North Texas, and frequently contributes at conferences on the topics of at the intersection of technology, data, and business. Marc is also involved on the following boards:

  • Serves on the Advisory Board of the College of Business at University of North Texas’ College of Business
  • Serves on the Advisory Board of the Department of Information Technology and Decision Sciences at University of North Texas’ College of Business
  • Serves on the Advisory Board of the Department of Linguistics and Technical Communication at University of North Texas’ College of Arts and Sciences
  • Leads Cogent’s involvement in the Center for Decision and Information Technologies at the University of North Texas.
  • Serves as Advocacy Committee Chairperson on the Board of Directors of the United States Board of the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners.
  • Serves as a Trustee at the Cambridge School of Dallas

Marc received a BA and MA from the University of North Texas and has done continuing education courses at Southern Methodist University.

See what Marc’s up to at marchoppers.com.