Due to the nature of Mark’s diverse background, he has entered into trust dialogues and developed relationships with many high profile people in Silicon Valley, UK/U.S. governments, to include 10 Downing and the White House, global media influencers, prominent CEOs and foreign governments.

Mark began his professional career in Washington DC, during this time, he served at The Pentagon, under then Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, who was a mentor for him during one of the most dynamic and trying times for the U.S. military and our national security.

In 2012 he was asked to join Osborne & Partners a London and Hong Kong based international strategic advisory firm providing prominent Silicon Valley companies with discreet strategies designed to enhance their reputation and credibility.

He now advises and consults international political campaigns and various tech startups on matters of international affairs.

Mark’s career has brought him to over 120 countries. He’s a graduate of Texas Tech University with duel degrees in Architecture and Business Administration. He currently resides in London, UK.

From Seed Sumo:“Mark is extremely well connected and has one of the most diverse backgrounds of any person you will most likely meet. The speed at which Mark can connect our startups with key global influencers brings value beyond compare.”