Mark Ezra is a graduate of the MindShare class of 2008 and has over 25 years of leadership and entrepreneurial experience. He is currently a principal and the Chief Operating Officer of The Ezra Company, the oldest and largest Washington, D.C.-based commercial real estate advisory services firm dedicated solely to representing tenants. Under Mr. Ezra's leadership, The Ezra Company is consistently ranked amongst the mid-Atlantic's top firms and has enjoyed significant growth. Mark began his career at The Ezra Company where he became nationally recognized representing fast growing technology companies. In 1999, Mr. Ezra left The Ezra Company to co-found Core Location, an innovator in building mega carrier-neutral telecommunications and Internet data center facilities. With Mr. Ezra in the lead, Core Location raised over $200 million and developed and leased over 2.7 million square feet of data center buildings, before successfully exiting the market in what has been touted as one of the most successful real estate transactions in U.S. history. To date, Core Location's Chicago property, known as Lakeside Technology Center, is still known as the top carrier hotel in the country. Mr. Ezra then went on to found and serve as Chief Executive Officer of Honesty Online, a technology company that built patented technology focused on providing identity verification for online communities. Mark's partner in Honesty Online, Ric Fleisher, is also a MindShare alum and well known entrepreneur in the Washington, DC technology community. Mark is currently on the MindShare Organizing Board and The Alumni Board. Please feel free to contact Mark anytime at 202- 302-1002 or firstname.lastname@example.org just to say hello, or if he can be of assistance in any way.