Mark Suster is a Partner at Upfront Ventures. He joined the firm in 2007 after having previously worked with Upfront Ventures for nearly eight years as a two-time entrepreneur.
Before joining Upfront, Mark was Vice President, Product Management at Salesforce.com following its acquisition of Koral, where Mark was Founder and CEO.
Prior to Koral, Mark was Founder and CEO of BuildOnline, a European SaaS company that was acquired by SWORD Group.
Earlier in his career, Mark spent nearly 10 years working for Accenture in Europe, Japan, and the US. Mark looks to invest in passionate entrepreneurs in early-stage technology businesses. His interests include Digital Content and Distribution, AdTech, Consumer Internet, and SaaS businesses, and he has deep operating experience, having started and sold his last two companies.
Mark received a BA in Economics from the University of California, San Diego, and an MBA from the University of Chicago. His investments include: Adly, awe.sm, Burstly, DataSift, Epoxy, Gravity, Invoca, Maker Studios, Moonfrye, and MyTime. Invoca is Mark’s first investment as a partner at Upfront.