Mark Suster

Managing Partner
GRP Partners

Mark is the Managing Partner of GRP Partners, which he joined in 2007 after having worked with GRP for nearly 8 years as a two-time entrepreneur. Most recently Mark was Vice President, Product Management at Salesforce.com (NASDAQ: CRM) following its acquisition of Koral, where Mark was Founder and CEO.

Prior to Koral, Mark was Founder and CEO of BuildOnline, a UK-based company in the collaboration space, which was acquired by SWORD Group (PARIS: SWP). Earlier in his career, Mark spent nearly ten years working for Accenture in Europe, Japan and the U.S.

Mark received a BA in Economics from the University of California, San Diego, and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He grew up in the U.S. and is also a citizen of the UK.

Mark sits on the Boards of Awe.sm, Burstly, DataSift, Epoxy.TV, Gravity, GrubWithUs, Maker Studios, MyTime, Ring Revenue, and textPlus.

Follow Mark on Twitter http://twitter.com/msuster

Read Mark’s Blog BothSidesofTheTable.com about Raising Venture Capital and Startup Advice.