Mark’s professional experience is as an M&A advisor, CEO of an IT company, Venture Capitalist, IT Management Consultant and Naval Officer. The thread throughout his career has been Information Technology, its commercialization, and its applications towards improving business effectiveness. His undergraduate education is from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, where he received a degree in Systems Engineering.
In 2006 he spent one year at the Stockholm School of Economics attaining an MBA. Additionally, he was a semi-professional road cyclist and was ranked 1st in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic. He enjoys the challenges and dynamism involved with identifying new technology innovations with strong commercialization applications, particularly in an international setting where he has had the opportunity to work in numerous countries throughout Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Africa.
Serving as a Naval Officer provided an exceptional leadership opportunity in a challenging and diverse environment.