Empowering enlightened leaders to be their best
and deliver breakthrough team outcomes
Mark is a former Apple ﬁnance and business executive with over three decades of global leadership experience. He has held a variety of executive leadership positions in his 22 year Apple journey, including regional CFO roles for the US, Canada, Japan and Korea businesses. Most recently, Mark led Sales for the high growth Commercial Channel for the US with Apple’s expansion into the business market.
With an authentic and transparent leadership style, Mark has excelled in developing high performing teams, achieving breakthrough growth, and instituting operational excellence in each of these multi-billion $ segments.
Mark is now focused on personal purpose and impact and is dedicated to helping diverse executives unlock their full potential as true leaders. He draws on his extensive leadership experience to help teams cultivate a culture of trust and collaboration.
Mark is active in giving back to the LGBTQ+ community and is on the board of Openhouse SF, which provides housing and community services to LGBTQ+ seniors. Mark also mentors startup founders at StartOut, which empowers LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs to succeed. Mark hols a B.S. degree in Business from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business and is on the Alumni Advisory Council.
Strong Moral Compass
LGBTQ+ and DEI Advocate
Speaks the Unvarnished Truth
Make a Diﬀerence and Light the Way
I help them:
“I tell my students, ‘When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly trained for, just remember that your real job is that
if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job
is to empower somebody else. This is not
just a grab-bag candy game.’ ”
“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the signiﬁcance of the life we lead.”
“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”
“Leadership is about creating a way for people to contribute to making something extraordinary happen.”
“You have to go the way your blood beats. If you don’t live the only life you have, you won’t live some other life, you won’t live any life at all.”
“Authenticity is your most precious commodity as a leader.”
“I think empathy is really important, and I think only when our clever brain and our human heart work together in harmony can we achieve our full potential.”