Mark is a seasoned operating executive with over 30 years of experience building venture and private equity-backed startups, primarily with software and SaaS products. His lifelong goal is to do something remarkable every day, which he realizes by driving strategic insights and ruthless operational prioritization to create businesses that disrupt markets.
With expertise in blockchain, cryptocurrency, and SaaS, Mark is not only a trusted advisor of large corporations. He is a tech industry leader and recognized inventor on several patents in the P2P cryptocurrency space. He has launched innovative tech businesses around the world as a Founder, CEO, Board Member, and investor, by raising capital, sourcing and closing strategic deals, building global high-performance teams, and delivering high-value exits. He has also played a critical role in the success of companies including CloudSphere, MetricStream, RiverMeadow Software, Scayl, Inc., Cambria Technology Group, and Serious Energy.
Mark earned degrees in computer science and English from the University of the Pacific, a law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and a master’s degree in business from Stanford University.