Mark Shwartz is Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary & Chief Compliance Officer for Ness worldwide. He heads the legal function for Ness across all business units and entities in all locations. Mark advises Ness’ board of directors and provides legal guidance for all aspects of the company’s business, including corporate governance, compliance, mergers and acquisitions, sales and other commercial agreements, and employment matters.
Mark joined Ness with more than twenty years of legal experience, during which time he focused on mergers & acquisitions, intellectual property, corporate governance, international outsourcing, and financial transactions, often involving technology and private equity. Mark was a former law firm partner and has served as general counsel and in other senior roles at companies in a wide range of industries, including positions at Cengage Learning, Capmark Finance, Sony, CA Technologies, and Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson. Prior to his legal roles, Mark was the Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Defense for international policy and an international business consultant.