Most recently, Mark served as the Vice President of Sales at Signifyd, where he grew a team of 6 into 34, and revenues to over 10x. Prior to that, Mark spent three years at Axcient running all Sales and Business Development, tripling revenues as well as the team. Mark’s early career was spent at ShoreTel in various roles including Vice President of Service Providers, Managing Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Regional Vice President for the Western US, joining at under $12M in revenue, and taking the company public as an officer. Mark has led sales teams at an executive level for the better part of two decades, across four continents, for public companies and private start-ups, both through direct sales and through extensive distribution channels.
Mark holds an MA in Education from National University and a BA in English from Santa Clara University.
January 11, 2018. Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that Mark Swendsen has been named Vice President, Sales at Plutora. The search was led by Alex Zakupowsky.
Plutora is a market leader in release, test environment, and quality management solutions for enterprise IT. The Plutora platform transforms IT release processes by correlating data from existing toolchains and automating manual processes providing a single view of releases and associated metrics, such as testing quality. Plutora benefits organizations by providing predictability in the software release process, improving the speed and frequency of releases, and by better aligning IT software development and business strategy.
We’re excited and proud to add even more experience to our leadership team. Mark Swendsen brings a wealth of knowledge and a vast amount of expertise in his field that will help Plutora meet the growing demand for continuous delivery management that organizations require.
I am delighted to join the team at Plutora at such an exciting time. Plutora promises to dramatically improve CIO control over software releases, whether those applications run in their own data centers or inside a managed services provider.
Plutora is leading the transformation in DevOps and offering a better way to deliver software through continuous delivery management. With Mark on board, the future of Plutora is bright.