Industry Expert - Mobility
Mark is an Associate Partner at IMPROVED.
As a seasoned entrepreneur and business executive in New Mobility, Mark has supported numerous companies in the energy and mobility space to become local, regional, national and global industry leaders.
Mark has over 30 years of leadership experience in public and private transportation across the U.S., Canada, the UK, Ireland, and South America. He served as CEO for Veolia Transportation and Transdev NA, LATAM and UK/Ireland, as well as the global Chief Commercial Officer for the Transdev Group, a leading private provider of transportation services in 20 countries, including bus, commuter rail, streetcar, light rail, paratransit, taxi, shuttle, and black car. Through more than 15 years in various leadership roles at Transdev North America, he grew the business from $50 million to $1.5 billion in annual revenues.
Currently, Mark is CEO at Mobitas Advisors, where he supports New Mobility pioneers and entrepreneurial management teams with expert advisory services: go-to-market strategy, strategic partnerships, maximizing value from M&A deals, guiding fundraising efforts, ensuring regulatory compliance, and more. Accomplishments with his portfolio companies include Rhombus (acquired Borg Warner) and Roadbotics (acquired by Michelin in 2022), and Axilion (went public in 2021).
Mark is also active on the board of directors for First Transit (EQT)and SAFE (Securing America’s Future Energy), as well as being an advisory and board member at a significant number of leading scale-ups in the energy and transportation sector, including Beep, Biliti Electric, SeeCubic, Ruppert, and Advisor to Rubicon Global, Optibus, Ottopia, Zego Insurance, Roundtrip Health, Carteav, Nanoramic, Robotire, and others. Complementing his role as Associate Partner at IMPROVED, Mark serves as a Venture Partner /Advisor to Israel’s Next Gear Ventures, DRIVE Innovation Hub, and Prime Movers Lab, among others.
Mark has lectured at the Harvard Kennedy School, Wharton School of Business, the Yale School of Management, and the Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business.