Mark Walsh believes the effective management of information technology (IT) throughout the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) life cycle, from early capability development and due diligence through detailed planning and execution, is critical to driving overall M&A transaction success. Mark is a principal and national leader of the M&A and Restructuring practice and the M&A market offering. He has more than 20 years of professional experience.
Mark has consulted nationally and internationally with major companies across a number of industries. He has been involved in all phases of M&A projects, from strategy through implementation.
Mark’s primary focus is the planning and execution of M&A IT-related projects. He has deep experience in IT applications, IT infrastructure, IT organization, IT strategy development, predeal IT due diligence, IT integration and divestiture planning and execution, IT synergy identification and capture, process reengineering, transition services agreement development and IT cost reduction. He has provided senior management support to the scoping, planning and execution of more than 20 global carveouts and integrations, ranging in size from $250 million to $20 billion.
Mark has authored numerous articles on various M&A and M&A IT topics, including IT due diligence, M&A IT capability development and merger integration planning and execution, as well as divestiture planning and execution. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences on improving IT effectiveness and efficiency within an M&A context.
He received his bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering technology from Northeastern University, a certificate of special studies in business administration from Harvard Extension School and a master of business administration degree from the Columbia Business School.
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Northeastern University: Bachelor of Science, Engineering Technology 1990
Harvard University : Certificate of Special Studies in Business Administration 1994
Columbia University - Columbia Business School: MBA, Business Management 1996
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