In this episode, Mary connects with Mark Green, a Chief People Officer based in San Francisco with 30 years of global HR experience in Technology. He is currently CPO at Nextiva, a high growth private SaaS company providing communications and customer management solutions. Mary and Mark discuss the larger forces that play a role in the trajectory of your career path, why character traits are just as important as what you deliver, insight into successfully living and working cross-culturally and much more.
Mark previously held CHRO roles at Kodak and UTStarcom, where he was part of their leadership teams driving turn-around and transformation. Other experience includes HR leadership roles at Applied Materials, Verisign and Nortel Networks, based in the US, UK, Hong Kong and Singapore.
He holds a Master’s degree in human resources and industrial relations from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor of Engineering with honors in electrical and electronic engineering from Leeds University in the UK.