Mark is an experienced business leader with a background in finance, accounting, and operations. He began his career in the assurance practice with Ernst & Young. After five years in public accounting, Mark moved into the technology industry and joined Bazaarvoice as a member of their finance organization managing revenue operations. In this role, he contributed to the company’s successful IPO and follow-on offering in 2012. Mark then transitioned into operations to focus on strategic sales initiatives and led a team responsible for variable compensation within the sales and client service organizations. Mark holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and a Master of Accountancy degree from Western Carolina University.