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Mark WilliamsFounder & CEOCloudSaver

Mark Williams brings more than 25 years of experience working with publicly and privately held software and technology companies. He has an exceptionally strong financial acumen and a strong command of technology, strategy, deal making, sales and operations. Mark believes in a thoughtful, collaborative approach to problem solving with a strong focus on execution.

Mark is the founder and CEO of CloudSaver, a leading provider of AWS cost optimization solutions. Using their proprietary technology and extensive managed service capabilities, CloudSaver is able to consistently reduce their customer’s AWS cloud infrastructure spend by up to 50%. Mark has successfully led this company from concept through product development and launch.

Previously, during his tenure as president and COO at Fishnet Security (subsequently Optiv Security), Mark helped build the largest cybersecurity solutions provider in the world, increasing revenue from $212 million to $2 billion and increasing EBITDA from $5 million to more than $100 million. He also led multiple rounds of debt and equity offerings and has significant experience working with private equity firms, investment banks and sophisticated financial institutions.

Mark was also the CFO for Mediware Information Systems, a successful publicly traded software company. During his tenure he led a highly successful operational turnaround, completed five acquisitions and achieved 13 quarters of consecutive revenue and EPS growth. Before that, he spent more than 10 years in public accounting where he gained significant experience with mergers, acquisitions and the capital markets.

Mark earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Wichita State University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is is regularly asked to speak on topics such as leadership, scaling high growth businesses and culture development. In 2012 the Kansas City Business Journal named Mark its CFO of the Year.