Mark is a partner in the Dallas office, which he founded in 1990. Over the past 30 years, Mark has advised chief executives and top-level managers in a wide range of industries. He has served in a range of leadership positions within Bain, including leader of the global Performance Improvement practice and as a member of the firm’s Board of Directors.
Mark is currently the global lead of Bain’s Complexity Management and Performance Improvement Diagnostic℠ areas, and he is also a leader in the firm’s Strategy, Industrial Goods & Services and Oil & Gas practices. Mark’s client work is primarily focused on full potential programs, revenue enhancement, cost reduction, complexity management and major change programs.
Mark is the author of The Breakthrough Imperative book, and has written extensively for publications such as the Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, Singapore Business Times, South China Morning Post, London Business School’s Business Strategy Review, World Business Review, and The Edge (Malaysia).
Mark is fluent in Japanese and has worked extensively in Japan. In 2005, Consulting Magazine named him one of the world’s top twenty-five consultants.
He graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University and in 1983 he received his MBA from Harvard Business School with high distinction.
- “The Automotive Supply Chain: Disruption Down the Road,” Inbound Logistics, August 2018, Industrial Goods & Services
- “Where Electric Vehicles Reign Supreme,” US News, March 2018, Automotive
- “What the New Silk Road Needs Is a Digital Revolution,” Forbes.com, April 2017, Article
- “How Technology Can Unlock the Growth Potential along the New Silk Road,” World Economic Forum, January 2017, Article
- “Removing Trade Obstacles That Promote Hunger,” Business Day, April 2015, Article