Sites: CDL-Rockies, CDL-Vancouver
Streams: Compute, Prime
Mark partners with founders building a future defined by data. He is an operator at heart with a passion for company building and believes in the power of technology to solve the problems of our time. He empowers and guides founders to achieve this potential.
Mark invests in data-driven technology businesses transforming massive industries and the enterprise by harnessing data, AI/ML, cloud, developer tools, infrastructure, IoT, SaaS, platforms and frontier tech.
Mark currently serves on the Boards of Arteria AI, Spark, ZenHub, Librestream, Cognota, and Charli AI. He has been an investor in Bit Stew Systems (acq. by GE), DarkVision (acq. by Koch), Neurio (acq. by Generac), D-Wave (NYSE: QBTS), GaN Systems and SkyWatch. The investment in DarkVision won the CVCA Deal of the Year Award in 2021 and Bit Stew Systems won the award in 2017. Mark is also a Kauffman Fellow, a global innovation network for leading venture capitalists.
Mark’s global experience building technology companies – both as a venture capitalist and operator – spans roles in strategy, business development, marketing, partnerships and product. He has worked as a venture investor with Telegraph Hill Capital, a seed software venture firm in San Francisco and Barcelona, as well as with BP Ventures and Bridges Ventures in London. Prior to this, he led product at data analytics company, Trucost (acquired by S&P), helped build the first public equities investment strategy at Inflection Point Capital Management, with $1.7 billion of assets now under advisement, and worked in engineering at Ferus (acquired by EMG).
He has led several groundbreaking reports and initiatives with the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment and United Nations Environment Program. He holds an MBA from IESE Business School and a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from McGill University.