Mark Koulogeorge is Managing General Partner of MK Capital, where he leads the firm’s digital marketing and software investment practices and has over eighteen years of venture capital experience. Mark’s functional expertise is developing sales, marketing, and distribution strategies to achieve market leadership and build high-performance executive teams. Mark has served on the boards of directors of over 20 technology companies, generating over $400 million of realized gains for his investors. He has been the lead or first institutional investor in several significant technology companies, including Tradex Technologies (sold to Ariba for $1.8 billion), Aprimo (sold to Teradata for $540 million), Initiate Systems (sold to IBM for $424 million), and The Cobalt Group (sold to ADP for $400 million). Before founding MK Capital, Mark was a managing director at First Analysis and general partner of The Productivity Fund III & The Productivity Fund IV. Before his career in venture capital, Mr. Koulogeorge was an Executive Officer of Eagle Industries, a $1.5 billion diversified manufacturer controlled by Chicago entrepreneur Sam Zell and earlier was a consultant with Booz Allen. He earned a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.