President and CEO
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Mark O’Connell is a results-driven, highly successful leader in the global technology and software industry with more than 30 years of experience in marketing, finance, strategy, business development, and executive management. He has led high-technology organizations in the pursuit of significant growth, international expansion, and evolution.
Prior to joining the SAVO Group, Mark served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of MatrixOne. Mark led the company to exponential growth in sales and revenue, established a world-class management team, and led two rounds of venture financing and an initial public offering (IPO). His vision and leadership transformed the organization into the industry leader in product life-cycle management software and services, resulting in a growth in sales from less than $20 million to $145 million and an eventual sale of the company for more than $400 million. Prior to joining MatrixOne, Mark was President and CEO of Supply Scape Corporation, a leading software provider to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry. He has also held positions at Digital Equipment Corporation.
Mark has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from American International College in Springfield, Massachusetts.