Mark is an experienced executive and entrepreneur. Before co-founding Founders Wanted, Mark was General Manager of Hootsuite, overseeing global strategy, business operations and product development for Hootsuite’s social analytics products. Mark joined Hootsuite in 2014 as part of the uberVU acquisition, where he served as CEO since 2011. At uberVU, Mark led all aspects of the company’s worldwide operations. uberVU established the first enterprise systems for real-time social intelligence. Mark was responsible for setting the overall direction and strategy of the company. He also chaired both the company’s Board of Directors and its Executive Committee. Mark is the founder and chairman of pixip labs, which works with entrepreneurs and investors to create and build Digital Media, Social, and SaaS companies.
Prior to joining uberVU, Mark was President and CEO of Gotuit Media Corp. where he pioneered video metadata products for leading global media and entertainment customers. As a founding investor, director and executive, Mark played an integral role from the company’s inception in 2000 through its sale in 2010. Before joining Gotuit, Mark teamed up with Sidney Topol, the former Chairman and CEO of Scientific-Atlanta (Cisco), to found The Topol Group, an early-stage investment firm. In addition to Gotuit, some of Mark’s investments included broadband router manufacturer RiverDelta Networks (Motorola), and digital advertising provider Navic (Microsoft). From 1992 to 1997, Mark worked in Business Development at Procter & Gamble. He holds a BS in Management from Bucknell University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.