Mark has over 25 years of professional experience spanning corporate strategy, M&A, and client services leadership in a telecom strategy consulting firm. He has led due diligence, pre- and post- acquisition integration planning and multi-country integrations for over 20 deals totaling value over $5 billion in value. Mark’s industry expertise includes corporate development, telecommunications, strategy consulting, and accounting/audit services.
Before joining M&A Partners, Mark was a VP/Director both at Ericsson and Verisign and led corporate development and Integration teams to complete deals ranging from security services, software and mid-size technology infrastructure companies to large telecom service providers. While at Verisign, Mark was a key leader responsible for negotiating and completing 12 significant divestitures as a part of a major strategic repositioning of the business. Pursuant to these transactions, he personally managed 12 separate, simultaneous business preparation and transition services agreements with diverse parties to on-time and on-budget completion of all projects and with full P&L reporting.
Mark has over 15 years of customer-facing roles in advisory services working for clients such as AT&T, Sprint/Nextel, Cox, and P&G, Microsoft and Piper Jaffray. Mark started his career as a CPA at Deloitte in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has had multiple expatriate assignments in Prague, Czech Republic and Melbourne, Australia.