President & CEO
With over 20 years executive leadership experience driving innovation for high-growth Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies, Mark is a recognized leader in the technology community. He has been named Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year in Technology for the Pacific Northwest, and GeekWire’s CEO of the Year. Under his leadership, Smartsheet was named Washington’s Best Workplace by the Puget Sound Business Journal, and Seattle’s Next Tech Titan by GeekWire.
Passionate about entrepreneurship and tech innovation, Mark is a contributor to media outlets like Business Insider, Bloomberg. Forbes, CNBC, and Entrepreneur, and has been a featured speaker at many events, including YPO Innovation Week, and the NYSE Tech Leadership Summit. He also serves as a board member of ZoomInfo, the University of Washington Information School, one of the nation’s top information science programs, and as a member of the New York Stock Exchange’s Listed Companies Advisory Board (LCAB).
A dual-citizen of Germany and the United States, he has spent considerable time working and living abroad and applies that global perspective to the products and services that Smartsheet delivers. Mark graduated with a B.A. in Geography from Dartmouth College.