Global Startup, Advisor & Investor
Mark is an entrepreneur, investor and mentor who has launched 4 startups and is a firm believer that innovation is the key success factor for high growth businesses. As a qualified Chartered Accountant Mark has had a successful career as an international gymnast, IT consultant, salesperson & manager with KPMG, Apple and Microsoft as well as an entrepreneur in his own startups.
His first startup went global within 2 years and opened a Silicon Valley office in 1995. Another received a $7.5m buyout offer on Launch Day. Mark has been responsible for over $250m in sales and has worked with a number of Global Leaders and Heads of State around the world. Known for his business creativity, IT aptitude and relaxed style (and hence his brand ‘business in bare feet’) Mark operates from Australia’s Sunshine Coast where he mentors innovative Executives, Founders & NGOs around the globe.