Mark Gallagher is head of corporate venture capital and leads Silicon Valley Bank’s Corporate Relationship Management practice in engaging with large corporate investors and their innovation teams. Mark is passionate about working with Fortune 1000+ companies who have the potential to change the world through their Venture Capital investing, partnerships with entrepreneurs, and appetite for acquisitions.
Mark and his team’s engagement with corporates will improve their probability of success in a world that is being disrupted and changed by innovation while also helping the bank’s high-growth clients achieve growth, scalability, and success in a competitive, global environment. Mark has provided financial services to venture capital firms and technology and life science companies for the majority of his career.
Mark earned a bachelor’s degree in agriculture from University College in Dublin, Ireland, and an MBA from Trinity College, also in Dublin. He received a diploma in Italian from Scuola Lorenzo de Medici in Florence, Italy, and had the opportunity to attend the Tuck Leadership and Strategic Impact at Dartmouth. Mark lives in Boston with his wife and three children.