Mark R. Williams, Chief Operating Officer
Prior to joining Big Shoulders, Mark was CEO and President of Kroll Ontrack, a legal technology company with over 1200 employees and 35 offices in 20 countries. Mark has a strong track record as a strategic business partner, lawyer, and senior executive across North America, Asia, and the Middle East.
Formerly, Mark was a Managing Director with Huron Consulting where he led the $200M discovery group for Huron Legal. Before joining Huron, he was an SVP with Axiom Global and led their Managed Discovery business. During a 17-year career as a corporate attorney at the global law firm DLA Piper, Mark rose to Partner (including Managing Partner in China) and helped the firm’s international expansion. He has navigated culturally diverse environments and challenging business climates at start-ups through Fortune 500 companies, and has lived and worked in Thailand, Korea, China, South Africa, Qatar, India, the UK, and the US.
Mark holds a JD from Columbia University School of Law, an MBA from the University of Maryland / Beijing University for International Business & Economics, an MSc in International Relations from The London School of Economics and Political Science, and a BA in Political Science from the University of Illinois.
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