About Us

NewSouth Interactive is a full lifecycle Internet Solutions consultancy that specializes in strategy, design and development.  We are located in metro Atlanta, GA and work closely with our clients to design and develop innovative solutions and online experiences for Web sites and Internet-based applications.

NewSouth Interactive uses a blend of talented internal and outsourced teams to give our clients the best technology at competitive rates.  We have extensive experience working with our outsourced teams and we carefully match the right teams with our client’s projects.

We specialize in:

  • Web and Mobile Strategy
  • Content Management Systems
  • Web Design and Development
  • Databases Design and Development
  • Social Media – attracting new visitors

We can also help you advance our IT initiatives with:

  • Salesforce Development
  • Unified Communications – Telephony, Telepresence, Web Presentation, Messaging
  • Business Intelligence
  • Mobile Applications
  • Cloud Hosting Solutions
  • Infrastructure Design

NewSouth Interactive

Phone: 404-913-3077
Atlanta, GA

Mark Connell – CEO

Mark Connell has worked in technology for 20 years. Mark has worked as a product and project manager, “hired gun” developer, CTO and has founded several businesses. He began working with web technologies in 1995 and developed the first portal for the Bellsouth.NET product launch in 1996. The Bellsouth.net site quickly rose to high traffic status serving over 6 million pages a day.

Mark founded several start-up companies specializing in healthcare and travel technology. He founded NewSouth Interactive in 2010 to deliver Virtual CIO services, web sites, and content management systems for clients.  He also founded VirtMedia, a company that focuses on augmented reality and virtual content. In 1999, he co-founded USIdea, an idea incubator designed to create technology-based ventures. USIdea produced several companies, including MedCareers, a physician staffing company and nPorta, a travel technology company. Mark has led development and infrastructure for other companies and has consulted with many top corporations.

Mark also led technology initiatives at Coca-Cola Enterprises delivering enterprise eCommerce and Customer Portal applications, innovation prototypes, and Unified Communications solutions. He also delivered high quality solutions for WebMD, TravelPort, Univision, AOL, Yahoo!, Bellsouth.Net, Cox Communications, Georgia Pacific, and many startup organizations.

Mark has a MS in Information Systems from Georgia State University and received his BA from the University of Georgia.

Mark is well versed in Salesforce development, Unified Communications, web design and development, content management systems, databases, BI, emailing systems, ad serving systems, social media, augmented reality, and AI bot technology.