CEO Coach, Founding CEO of Influitive and Eloqua
Mark was an entrepreneurial go-to-market specialist; a CEO with a focus on sales, marketing and business development. His greatest professional passions include creating new billion dollar categories in technology and developing new leaders. Today he is helping CEOs achieve their full potential in their businesses and their lives.
Along the way he has lived in Toronto, Silicon Valley, Chicago and Singapore. Founded 6 companies, raised more than 15 rounds of financing, hired over 250 people, built 7 offices around the world, and helped a lot of people realize their dreams. he has made a lot of mistakes too. He hops that he can keep building new companies for a long time to come. And stay hungry + foolish.
The ideas he is excited about these days include Holacracy – radical empowerment, pushing decision-making to the edges of the company; how category creators should market and innovate differently from category entrants; the role of advocacy in creating the most successful companies.
Mark’s specialties: Creating cultures that are a competitive advantage, recruiting talent, strategic alliances, corporate finance, sales compensation design, positioning, lead generation, product management, big deal sales, learning organizations.