Mark partners with entrepreneurs building the future. He is an operator at heart with a passion for company building and believes in the power of technology to solve the problems of our time. He empowers and guides entrepreneurs to achieve this potential.
Mark invests in data-driven technology businesses transforming massive industries and the enterprise by harnessing data, AI/ML, cloud, developer tools, infrastructure, IoT, SaaS, platforms and frontier tech.
Mark currently serves on the Boards of Arertia AI, ZenHub, Spark, Librestream, Cognota, and CharliAI. He has been an investor in Bit Stew Systems (acq. by GE), DarkVision (acq. by Koch), Neurio (acq. by Generac) and GaN Systems. The investment in DarkVision won the CVCA Deal of the Year Award in 2021 and Bit Stew Systems won the award in 2017. Mark is also a Kauffman Fellow, a global innovation network for leading venture capitalists.
Mark’s global experience building technology companies - both as a venture capitalist and operator – spans roles in strategy, business development, marketing, partnerships and product. He has worked as a venture investor with Telegraph Hill Capital, a seed software venture firm in San Francisco and Barcelona, as well as with BP Ventures and Bridges Ventures in London. Prior to this, he led product at data analytics company, Trucost (acquired by S&P), helped build the first public equities investment strategy at Inflection Point Capital Management, with $1.7 billion of assets now under advisement, and worked in engineering at Ferus (acquired by EMG).
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Mark holds an MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona. He received a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from McGill University.
Mark has worked to move forward the sustainability agenda. He has authored several publications on investing and sustainability, most notably as a co-author for Evolutions in Sustainable Investing (Wiley), with the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment and the ground-breaking study, The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity.
In his spare time, Mark loves to travel, explore the outdoors, and is an avid surfer.