Mark Komisky is a serial entrepreneur and technology executive with two decades of experience with startups as a founder, CEO/CXO, and advisor.
Mark has successfully positioned startups to raised nearly $10 million in capital during global economic downturns and has raised a total of over $30 million in early-stage funding from angels, venture capitalists, In-Q-Tel, and strategic investors in his career. He was a co-founder and CEO of Bluefire Security, a pioneering mobile enterprise security software company, COO at Oculis Labs, and has held CXO positions in two other startups. Mark has executed technology licensing and distribution deals on behalf of startups with global partners, including Symantec, Motorola, Lenovo, HP/Palm, and 3M, among others, and has sold directly to global enterprise and government customers. Mark serves as faculty in the University of Maryland’s international graduate program in Technology Entrepreneurship and the National Science Foundation sponsored DC I-Corps and is a mentor to several companies and incubators.