Mark specializes in CEO and board placements in technology companies in North America. His recent CEO and senior executive assignments include such clients as Silicon Graphics [NASDAQ: SGIC], Xilinx [NASDAQ: XLNX], Virgin Mobile [NYSE: VM], ZiLog [NASDAQ: ZILG], Tessera [NASDAQ: TSRA], Tellabs [NASDAQ: TLAB] and many other technology companies. Over his 15 year career in executive search, Mark has conducted nearly 150 technology company CEO and general partner assignments.
Prior to founding Lonergan Partners, Mark was the managing partner for the Silicon Valley offices of Heidrick & Struggles, Inc. [NASDAQ: HSII]. Earlier, Mark co-founded and later managed Heidrick’s global telecommunications and Internet practice, composed of 75 executive search teams. Prior to that, he was vice president, sales and marketing, at ADC Telecommunications, a $2 billion public telecommunications equipment supplier [NASDAQ: ADCT] in Minnetonka, Minnesota. Mark also spent 10 years with Tymnet (now a subsidiary of British Telecom) in positions of increasing responsibility including district manager, eastern region manager and director of field operations.
Mark has an MBA from Northwestern and graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in history. Mark is active in his community as a children’s coach in many different sports and a church volunteer. He lives in Woodside, California with his wife and children.