Mark co-founded Paxfire in 2003 and has been in and around the technology world for more than 20 years. He started his career as a technology reporter, first for the Money Section of USA Today and later for Businessweek Magazine. In the mid-1990s, Mark joined the founding management team of CitySearch.com, which was merged with TicketMaster and is now a part of Barry Dillerâ€™s Interactive Corp. At TicketMaster - CitySearch, Mark served in a variety of business development, marketing and content roles. Mark then went on to co-found an e-government software company, EzGov, which is now part of ChoicePoint. Later, Mark also served as a vice president of Vector Development, a venture capital firm backed by Warburg Pincus and AEA Investors. Mark graduated in 1982 from Northwestern University with a degree in journalism.