Mark Ashida

Institute for Systems Biology

Mark Ashida is a 25-year technology veteran who has held CEO and COO roles at several prominent startups, and serves on the board of numerous Pacific Northwest companies.

Prior to joining ISB, Mark was a partner at Olympic Venture Partners where he focused on investments in infrastructure, SaaS, Networking and enterprise software. At OVP Mark was Symform’s founding investor and served on the board for four years.

Mark received his undergraduate degree from Pomona College and his MBA from Harvard Business School. Mark grew up as the son of a US diplomat and spent most of his pre-college life in Africa, the Middle East and Asia.