We often hear that people don’t leave jobs, they leave managers. We all get what that means. But what does it mean for those of us who take on broader roles? As we rise through the ranks, we silently vow never to become THAT boss. You know the one. It’s the manager employees fear and […]
About Mark Wachen
Mark Wachen is the CEO of Cardsnacks. He is also Managing Partner and Founder of Upstage Ventures, a firm that advises and invests in consumer internet and interactive marketing companies.
Previously, Mark was the founder of the Dreamit NYC accelerator program, which he ran from 2011-2013. Prior to Dreamit, he was the CEO/Founder of Optimost, the company that pioneered multivariate testing and optimization on the Internet. He served as CEO for the company until its acquisition by Interwoven in November 2007 for $52 million. Earlier in his career, he worked at Sony, overseeing a variety of Internet initiatives.
Mark graduated summa cum laude from Dartmouth College and has an MBA from Harvard Business School.