Mark B Johnson

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Apple / Softbank / Advisor

Mark is a strategic advisor, board member, and consultant specializing in strategy, mergers and acquisitions, venture and debt financing, and technology development and commercialization, with a focus on international and cross-border operations.


Having worked in and with the venture capital community in Silicon Valley for the last two decades, Mark has a track record of building businesses and teams. With experience from early-stage startups to Fortune 500 companies across the United States, Europe, and Asia Pacific, he brings a global perspective on business, entrepreneurship, and product development. Mark has served in both operating and director roles in technology companies from pre-funding stages through IPO and acquisition.
Mark was CEO of SkyPilot Networks (acquired by Trilliant), a carrier-class wireless broadband systems provider and an Associate Partner at Mobius Venture Capital (SOFTBANK) with a focus on mobile and software infrastructure. Prior to that, he directed product strategy at Preview Systems (acquired by Aladdin Knowledge Systems), a pioneer in the field of digital rights management and content distribution and spent 10 years at Apple in a succession of technical, marketing, and international management roles building platform ecosystems.
Mark advises a number of Australian technology companies in Australia and the US, has been an international mentor for the Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP), and was recruited to be the inaugural Entrepreneur in Residence and Program Lead for Creative Enterprise Australia’s first Collider Accelerator.

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