Cloud Converter Team

Mark Mahle


Mark Mahle
Founder & CEO
Mark has over fifteen years of experience in the software industry, with leadership roles in R&D, Marketing, Customer Service and Business Development.

Today, as President & CEO of Host Virtual, a Cloud IaaS provider with locations that span the US, Europe, and Asia, Mark has a strong passion and hands-on perspective for Cloud Technology.

In addition to Host Virtual, Mark is also Managing Director of Coherently, a privately funded incubator doing research and development in the mobile, social, web and SAAS spaces.

Prior to Coherently, Mark was responsible for the development of all customer facing web properties at VMware, playing an instrumental role as the company grew from $300mm to over $2 billion in revenue.

Mark’s teams were responsible for integrating VMware products and back office services, driving hundreds of thousands of leads through the global VMware sales pipeline. Mark had ownership of over 100 applications, including the largest Fortune 500 enterprise software community in the world.

Before VMware, Mark led the Web Marketing development team at WebEx (Acquired by Cisco) and also held roles working on WebEx’s SAAS API’s and Business Development for Telecom Partners.

Throughout his career Mark has worked as an Open Source technology evangelist, contributing to and supporting countless projects. Special areas of focus include web services and cloud technologies, as well as building zero-downtime, HA architectures.

Mark currently serves as Director of several companies, spending time between California and Asia with his wife and two children.