Mark Hanson

SAB Software

Mark Hanson is a member of Genstar Capital’s Strategic Advisory Board and advises the firm in the area of software, responsible for expanding Genstar Capital’s software practice by leveraging his more than twenty years in the industry. He joined Genstar in 2006.

Mark Hanson serves as a Director of Enverus, Lightspeed Systems, Prometheus Group, and Telestream. Mark is a former Director of Accruent, Bullhorn, ConstructConnect, ConvergeOne, Inc., Insurity, Inc., Netsmart Technologies, Inc.,  PDI Software, Strategic Insight, and TravelClick, Inc.

Prior to joining Genstar Capital, Mark most recently served as Senior Vice President for Corporate Development and Chief of Staff for Siebel Systems, Inc., where he worked closely with the executive team to help Siebel return to growth in 2005. He was responsible for building the M&A function at Siebel and during his tenure the company made 17 acquisitions.

Prior to that, Mark was President and Chief Operating Officer of Visigenic Software, Inc., where he helped build the company from a startup entity with no revenues through its IPO and sale to Borland Software Corporation. Mark has also worked as a senior executive with other leading software companies, including Sybase, Inc., Macromedia, Inc., and Informix Software, Inc.

Mark is also currently the Founder & CEO of Bricoleur Vineyards, a family owned winery and event center in the Russian River Valley in Windsor, CA.


  • Golden Gate University, MBA
  • Santa Clara University
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