Mark Degennaro

Managing Director, EdTech Accelerator

University of Southern California

Mark DeGennaro is an Associate Professor of Research and a Managing Director of the EdTech Accelerator at the University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education. The program, which is now in its sixth year, is aimed at accelerating the growth of early-stage companies developing technology solutions for K-12, Higher Education and Workforce learning through a combination of operational and technical assistance, business strategy, product roadmap development and access to participants in the education ecosystem – including educators, investors, foundations, education companies and key service providers. Mark is also a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Governance Committee of the Executive Forum, a non-profit organization which helps leaders in transition through educational content and programming, career development services, networking and in person events.Earlier in his career, Mark was a Managing Director of Situs Group (a Stone Point Capital portfolio company), a Managing Director of The Collingwood Group, a Washington DC based business advisory firm, the Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director of a New York based investment banking firm, and an attorney with the law firm of White & Case.