Mark is the former president and CEO of Citrix Systems, where he spent 20 years propelling Citrix into one of the world’s largest enterprise computing and SaaS companies. With his team, Mark transformed Citrix from a $15 million organization with one product, customer segment, and go-to-market path, into a global powerhouse with annual revenues of over $3 billion and 100 million users.
Mark is also an independent director at Equifax, Keysight Technologies, and Arista Networks. He is an active investor and mentor of early stage companies and entrepreneurs. He has received numerous leadership awards, including the AeA Abacus Award for Outstanding High-Tech Executive, the EVIE award for “Businessperson of the Year,” the Excalibur Award, and in 2013 he ranked #12 on Glassdoor’s list of “Highest-rated CEOs.”
Mark earned his bachelor’s degree in product design from North Carolina State University and an MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.