Operating Partner, Khosla Ventures
Term: Board Member since 2009
Mark has spent the last 20 years as a successful internet CEO and entrepreneur. He currently serves as a part-time operating partner of Khosla Ventures, where he provides strategic, operational, and leadership advice to portfolio companies in the internet and mobile sectors. Mark also serves as Executive Chairman of Playhaven, and is a member of the Board of Directors of DataXu, InMar, Ness Computing, SeatMe, Songbird and WGT Media. Mark is a member of the Leadership Council of the Princeton University School of Engineering and Applied Science, and is a Director of the San Francisco Symphony.
Most recently, Mark was the CEO at Vudu, a leading provider of digital home entertainment and interactive television services that was acquired by Walmart in 2010. Prior to Vudu, Mark was the Chief Operating Officer of Fox Interactive Media (FIM) where he was responsible for all of its internet properties including MySpace, IGN Entertainment, FoxSports.com, and AmericanIdol.com. Mark led FIM’s overall product planning, engineering, content, business development, sales/monetization, and merger integration efforts, overseeing more than 1000 employees. Prior to Fox Interactive Media, Mark was the co-founder and CEO of IGN Entertainment, a leading Internet media and services company for videogaming and other forms of digital entertainment that he took public in 2000 and then private in 2003. Mark led IGN’s sale to NewsCorp, the parent company of Fox Interactive Media in 2005.
Mark holds an MBA from Stanford Business School and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University.
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