As a strategic director, Mark advises Madrona portfolio companies at the earliest stages of innovation and at later stages as they build to scale.
Mark brings decades of experience building products, teams, and businesses to his role with Madrona. He most recently served as president at CEO of Tableau, having been promoted from his role as EVP of product development at the company, where he lead the global engineering and product teams. Under his leadership, both teams helped the company broaden and deepen its industry-leading analytics platform to support customers globally.
Prior to Tableau, Mark was the chief technology officer at Concur, where he was responsible for all aspects of product development as well as hosting operations for their SaaS services and Concur’s internal IT function. He also spent 17 years as vice president and architect at Oracle. Mark previously served as a board member at the data integration company Talend and advised various startups. Mark currently serves on the board of directors for CircleCI, the leading continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform.
Mark holds a bachelor’s in general engineering and a master’s in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.