As General Counsel, Mark is a key addition to Fuze’s core leadership. In his abundant experience holding General Counsel and senior legal executive positions, he has helped raise capital, drive corporate development, and support sales to rapidly grow emerging technology companies.
Most recently, Mark was SVP of Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer at Basho Technologies, a distributed database software company focused on Big Data, IoT, and cloud applications.
Prior to Basho, Mark was Associate General Counsel at Citrix Systems, Inc., a leading provider of virtualization, cloud-based computing, and SaaS-based collaboration technologies. At Citrix, Mark led all legal aspects of Citrix’s global strategic development, including acquisitions, corporate venture capital investments, and strategic inbound licensing. In addition, Mark led the development of Citrix’s corporate start-up incubator and was a member of its investment committee.
Ahead of Citrix, Mark served as Executive Vice President of Strategic Alliances and General Counsel at Jenzabar, Inc., an ERP software company. Mark helped grow Jenzabar from a startup into an emerging company with more than 700 employees and annual revenues of over $100M.
Before transitioning to in-house General Counsel, Mark was a Partner in the Corporate Department of McDermott, Will & Emery, an international law firm with over 1,100 attorneys in 19 offices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. While at McDermott, Mark represented a broad range of businesses, ranging from startups to global, public companies in corporate and securities matters.
Mark received his bachelor’s degree in Biology from Tufts University and his law degree from The George Washington University Law School.