Mark is an experienced software executive who has helped several start-ups achieve success over the past twenty years. In early 2011, Mark joined Smartling from Symantec, through its 2007 acquisition of Vontu. In these roles, he led the sales engineering and professional services teams, and established best practices for customer evaluations, including success at more than one third of the Fortune 100. Prior to Vontu, he managed product teams and served in pre- and post-sales roles at NetGravity, Connectify, and Kana Communications. In addition to English, Mark speaks Russian, German, and Czech. Mark holds a BA in Russian Studies and Russian Literature from Brown University.