Mark joined Upfront Ventures (formerly GRP Partners) in 2007 and founded Launchpad LA in 2009.

He had previously been an entrepreneur at Koral and BuildOnline. Most recently Mark was Vice President of Product Management at following its acquisition of Koral, of which Mark was the Founder and CEO. Prior to Koral, Mark was Founder and CEO of BuildOnline, the largest independent global content collaboration company focused on the engineering and construction sectors, which was acquired by CTSpace. Earlier in his career, Mark spent nearly ten years working for Accenture in Europe, Japan and the U.S. He earned a BA in Economics from the University of California, San Diego, and an MBA from the University of Chicago.