Mark Kolb

Mark Kolb

Entrepreneur in Residence

Mark is an entrepreneur focused on the health care industry. Before joining Tech Council Ventures, he was the CEO of Bergen Medical Products. Prior to that he was running BKHealth where he and his partner were issued two patents for a physical therapy robot. At Dynamic Clinical Systems, he joined as Board Chair, transitioned to CEO and then repositioned the company for a sale to Press Ganey. Earlier he founded the life sciences consulting firm Taratec Development Corporation. There he raised venture capital and led its significant growth before selling the company to Patni Computer Systems, one of India’s largest IT firms. Serving then as a senior vice president at Patni, he led their global life science business. Along the way, Mark has consulted to early stage technology companies, supporting them in planning, finance, operations and fund raising.

He has served on a number of corporate and non-profit boards, including Taratec, Dynamic Clinical Systems, Moda Technology Partners, the Somerset Medical Center and the NJ Technology Council. Mark currently chairs the board of Dorsata and serves on the Optima Global Solutions Advisory Board and the NJEDA Technology Advisory Board.

Mark’s personal and company awards include the E&Y NJ Entrepreneur of the Year and NJTC Growth Company of the Year. He earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Notre Dame and attended the OPM program at Harvard Business School. He loves to exercise and has completed 5 marathons. When he is not out talking to founders of early stage companies, he likes driving his race car at the track and playing his beat-up old 6 string.

Email Mark at: [email protected]