Mark Mullen is co-founder and Managing Director of Bonfire Ventures and has been investing in private VC-backed businesses for more than 20 years. Previously Mark founded predecessor firms Double M Partners and Mull Capital. All of the funds invest in internet, media and technology companies with primary emphasis on business to business software solutions. Mark serves on the boards of Altice USA Inc (NYSE: ATUS), ChowNow, Fama, Influence.co, Involvesoft and Shippabo. Prior, Mark served as COO of the City of Los Angeles (Office of Economic Policy) and Senior Advisor to the then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, where he oversaw several of the City’s assets including the LA Airport (LAX), LA Convention Center, Planning and Building & Safety Departments, as well as the Office of Small Business Services. From 1993-2007, Mark ran the international M&A and private equity group for Daniels & Associates, a merchant bank focused on the cable, telecom and and broadband industry. Mark was a senior partner of Daniels when it was acquired by RBC Capital Markets in 2007 where he stayed until 2010 as Managing Director. Mr. Mullen earned his BSBA with cum laude honors from the University of Denver in 1986 and earned his MBA with honors in international business from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in 1992. Mark has lived and worked in San Francisco, Paris, London, Denver and New York City and currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.
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