The White Knight
With three degrees from MIT (physics, EE/CS, and a masters in cryptography) and additional training by HBS finance faculty Mark has spent his career launching and fixing new ventures at startups, Fortune 50's, and academia. Mark has worked at and consulted to number startups typically taking on roles in general management, operations, strategy, and technology. He has been involved from inception and fundraising through growth and sale of the company. These startup companies have included: wireless application platform, online advertising, lead generation, online video, online content distribution, Web 2.0/social networking, OLAP, home services, and new language development. Mark was instrumental in launching ServiceLive.com Sear's online home services labor market; he also helped fix NBC's online video marketplace (now Hulu.com). In academia Mark spent a year at HBS working with two finance professors to create the upTick system now used to teach finance at many of the top business schools. At MIT Mark helped to start the Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program at which he teaches annually. In his spare time Mark works with numerous non-profits and has become one of the top ranked ballroom dancers in the country.
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