Most recently Mark has created Rethink Partners, a content strategy advisory service. Rethink Partners works with individuals and organizations to develop compelling content campaigns that connect with the marketplace in an engaging manner. As part of this service, Mark has developed Rethink Partners Publishing, which offers authors and companies an opportunity to publish targeted books as part of a differentiated promotional strategy. In April 2012 Rethink Partners Publishing launched an imprint called Sinai Live to publish multimedia e-books featuring prominent Jewish authors and teachers.
Mark also collaborates with a select number of investment firms to develop and execute market-changing strategies to generate AUM and build a leadership position for the partnering firm. Previously, Mark was Executive Vice President of Business Strategy at The MDE Group, a pioneering wealth management firm with more than $1.3 billion in assets under management. With MDE, Mark developed and launched Risk 3.0™, an innovative investment solution platform and a unique approach to risk.
Mark was part of the original executive team that launched the Fox News Channel under Roger Ailes in 1996. Previously, he held numerous management positions at CBS from 1978 to 1995 including Vice President, Business Development. He also helped build a Metromedia Company owned by John Kluge, where he held the position of Vice President, Market Strategy.
Mark supports charitable causes through direct involvement with specific nonprofits. He is a former Chairman of the Children’s Museum of Manhattan and has funded and directed many Jewish community initiatives including the website JInsider and the MyHatikva initiative for the State of Israel. Mark was also a Board member of the Annenberg Foundation initiative in New York City for the arts and education.
Mark is a graduate of Brandeis University and holds an MBA from the Sloan School at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.