About Mark

Mark Nguyen is a composer, storyteller and world traveler. He was born in Vietnam, and grew up mostly in Southern California before living and working abroad in Asia and Europe for over a decade. His global career then led to a creative passion when he returned to Los Angeles and established Planet LA Records in 2009.


He has since released two albums with the band When Planets Align: “Radio Silence” in 2009 and “The Universe in Me” in 2012. He graduated with a Certificate in Independent Music Production from UCLA Extension in 2012, and is a voting member of The Recording Academy. He also holds a BA from UCLA, and an MBA from UCLA and the National University of Singapore.