Mark A. Taken

Mark comes to Marconi with more than 25 years of experience in major law firms and leading legal functions within large international organizations, with a focus in the areas of technology, outsourcing, telecommunications, mergers and acquisitions, and financial transactions. Mark provides legal guidance and counsel to support the growth and success of the Marconi platforms.

Before joining Marconi, Mark served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Hewlett-Packard. In this role as a member of the executive team, Mark determined the strategy and structure for strategic business transactions and new initiatives, oversaw legal and commercial activities for significant lines of business, and drove programs to improve business performance.

Earlier in his career, Mark was Of Counsel in the Global Outsourcing and Technology practice group of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, a large international law firm, where his practice focused on complex multinational information technology and business process outsourcing transactions. Mark has also served as Director and Senior Legal Counsel for Nokia and Senior Counsel for EDS. Mark began his career as an associate with the banking and finance practice of Johnson & Gibbs, a national Dallas-based law firm.

Mark holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law and a bachelor of business administration in accounting from Northeast Louisiana University. He has been ranked as a leading lawyer by Chambers and Partners, an international lawyer ranking service.

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