Mark Reed brings more than 30 years of high technology management and consulting experience to his prior role of Founding CEO and Vice Chairman of NAVEX Global. NAVEX Global is the world leader in SaaS based software solutions for corporate ethics, compliance, and risk management solutions. Prior to NAVEX, he served as CEO of EthicsPoint, a pioneer in Hot Line/Case Management applications.
Mark has served as vice president of marketing and sales for a former division of General Electric, as senior vice president of sales, marketing and services for InFocus Systems, and as the CEO of that company’s first acquisition, Genigraphics Corporation. Since forming his consulting group, High Ground Partners LLC in 1997, he has advised a variety of technology and services companies around the globe. Mark also has served as an executive coach for some of the most successful technology leaders in the West. He has served in the capacity of chairman, CEO, president, and senior vice president for companies including Cord Communications, Lightware Inc., EnvoyGlobal.com, Webtrends, @Once, Encounter Collaborative, and Pneu-Logic Corporation. He has undertaken strategic consulting projects with Clarity Visuals, Symantec, NetIQ, Qsent, Extensis, CCLI, Fios, info USA, SAP America, Pacstar, Lightspeed, and several others both domestic and international.
Mark currently serves on several corporate and non-profit boards and is often asked to be the featured speaker at prominent community and industry events. He also serves as a guest lecturer on the topic of “High Performance Transformational Leadership” at The Graduate School of Management, George Fox University.