Mark is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Longwave Advisor and has more than 30 years of executive and investment industry experience. He is responsible for the long-term results of Longwave and its affiliate, Wavelength Capital Management, and oversees all functional areas including Risk, Compliance, Finance, Strategic Planning, Marketing, Distribution, Human Resources and Capital Formation.
Prior to joining Wavelength, Mark served as Head of Fixed Income in the Americas for France’s second-largest bank, Societe Generale. There he was responsible for distribution, risk and strategic planning for all US interest rate, mortgage, credit, foreign exchange, emerging market debt and derivatives businesses.
Prior to joining Societe Generale, Mark spent four years in investment management at one of Julian Robertson’s “Tiger Cub” hedge funds, Touradji Capital Management. During his tenure there he was responsible for a number of business and investment functions, including marketing, risk, and credit trading.
Prior to Touradji, Mark helped co-found the US Credit business at the Royal Bank of Scotland, where he was charged with heading Research and Sales, and at times Risk and Credit as well. Prior to RBS Mark spent close to 15 years at Credit Suisse where he was responsible for a number of business units. While there he served as the global head of Fixed Income and Commodity Research and Sales, as well as the co-head of Interest Rate Trading and Sales. He chaired a number of firm-wide committees at Credit Suisse, and was a member of the firm’s global operating committee.
Mark has been a featured speaker at industry conferences on markets, alternative investing and the culture of compliance. He received a BS in Computer Science and Economics from Union College and sits on the board of directors of the Lalela Project, an Africa-based charity that provides educational arts to youth affected by extreme poverty.