Mark is Co-Chair of Osler’s Emerging and High Growth Companies Group and founder and Managing Partner of Osler’s Vancouver office. Mark has 25 years of experience in corporate finance, M&A and technology law, and has held general counsel, corporate secretary and senior executive positions for multinational, private and publicly traded technology companies, including Intrinsyc Software International Inc. (TSX-listed), Star Data Systems Inc. (acquired by CGI Group) and Datawire Communication Networks Inc. (acquired by First Data Corp.).
In the three years immediately prior to joining Osler, Mark was a partner in the Vancouver office of a boutique law firm focused on the technology industry. Previous to that, Mark was a partner in the technology and corporate finance groups of a Vancouver-based law firm for over three years.
Law Society of Ontario (1994); Law Society of British Columbia (2009); Ontario Bar Association; Canada Bar Association; British Columbia Technology Industry Association (BCTIA); Victoria Advanced Technology Council (VIATEC), former Board of Director member and Chair of Governance Committee and VIATEC Foundation; Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre, Board of Directors
Queen’s University, LL.B.
University of Western Ontario, Ivey School of Business, MBA
McGill University, BA (Distinction