Mr. Clark is an executive who brings extensive sales and marketing leadership experience to the board. He is passionate about transforming businesses, developing people, and lending his experience and voice to emerging topics.
In January 2024, Mr. Clark became senior vice president, partnerships and small and medium business at Cisco Systems, Inc. In this role, he is responsible for Cisco’s global ecosystem of partners and for enabling Cisco and its partners to maximize opportunities in the small and medium business segment. Previously, Mr. Clark served as the vice president and chief commercial officer of Johnson Controls International plc. In this role, Mr. Clark led global sales excellence efforts across the company. Prior to Johnson Controls, Mr. Clark spent over 20 years at Microsoft Corporation. At Microsoft, Mr. Clark served as corporate vice president of global partners sales and channel chief from April 2021 until May 2022. In this role, he was responsible for customer and partner relationships, accelerating growth through the Microsoft partner ecosystem, as well as cross-partner strategy and outcomes through the Microsoft partner network. Previous roles at Microsoft included corporate vice president of mixed reality and Internet of Things from April 2013 to April 2021, general manager of Samsung Alliance from October 2011 until March 2013, general manager of worldwide small and medium business engagement from January 2010 to October 2011, and general manager of the public sector business from January 2009 to June 2010.
Prior to Microsoft, he served at IBM Corporation for eight years in various sales, marketing, and management capacities.
Mr. Clark is a member of the board of directors of West Monroe Partners, a private business and technology consulting firm.
Mr. Clark holds a B.S. from California State University, Fresno.
Mr. Clark provides the board with industry-relevant expertise in sales strategy, customer relations, and communications. Through his roles at Cisco, Johnson Controls, and Microsoft, Mr. Clark has significant experience in leading and growing global teams, developing new initiatives to drive growth, managing risk, the evaluation and integration of mergers and acquisitions, and international business. In addition, Mr. Clark brings important insights on how the company can continue to strengthen customer intimacy and how to better understand and anticipate customer needs.