Mark is a leading digital and social media executive
He has worked with both multinational corporations and start-ups.
Prior to joining King.com as EVP BD & Advertising, Mark engaged a number of organizations including Endemol, Brightroll, Moviepilot, Habit Industries, Gomix, Thisisopen, Seedcamp, and Smile in a mixture of director level commercial management and advisory roles and has delivered both business and organizational strategy. He is also an angel and adviser to Rippll and serves as an adviser to DN Capital and Chime Ventures
Formerly Mark was VP Global Sales at Bebo. He joined in 2006 as its first commercial employee globally and went on to devise and implement the company’s pioneering commercial models for advertising; Engagement Marketing, rising to become global vice president off sales and driving expansion into Asia, Europe and the US. He broke new ground with Bebo’s first and Bafta nominated Original Production KateModern creating a unique platform for agencies and client site marketers to effectively engage with Bebo’s audiences. Mark was also part of the management team that led Bebo’s record-breaking acquisition $850 million to AOL Time Warner.
Mark’s prior experience spans more than 15 years living and working across multiple geographies, during which he has held key senior management positions in leading technology and Internet companies. He was the Head of EMEA Regional Sales for MSN, Head of Sales at Lycos UK and Global Sales Executive at Business News America, based in Chile
Mark is a keen outdoor & adventure enthusiast and has climbed over 10 4000mtr peaks, in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, run marathons (New York, Stockholm & Amsterdam) and completed several long distance bike events for charitable projects in the UK such as Help the Aged, Macmillan Cancer support, and the British Heart Foundation