Leadership Team

Mark Vella

Vice President, Global Business Development

Mark Vella

Mark joined Wasabi in 2022 to drive Wasabi’s exponential growth by building global strategic and OEM partner relationships with CSP’s, MSP’s, global system integrators and other technology/application providers. Mark has 25+ years of OEM, alliance, channel and distribution experience. He has held senior leadership positions at several startups that have each gone on to be world leaders in their fields, including Newbridge Networks (acquired by Alcatel), Unisphere (acquired by Juniper Networks), Avaya, and Acme Packet (acquired by Oracle). Mark joined Wasabi from Juniper Networks where he was heading up go-to-market for Juniper’s acquisition of 128 Technology, as well as hyperscaler co-sell business development. Mark also brings a host of international experience to the team having built out and managed teams in a number of geographical regions including southern Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and North America.

Mark is originally from Cardiff, UK where he also attended university and studied control and instrumentation system engineering. He and his family have been living in the Boston area for 15 years but previously lived in Madrid, Spain (his spiritual home). He loves to travel, Peloton, scuba dive and walk his English bulldog, Marvin.