Mark Gillett Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 1


Mark Gillett General Information


Mr. Mark Gillett serves as Managing Director & Head of Value Creation at Silver Lake Management. He is an Angel Investor. He originally joined Silver Lake in 2009 to lead the value creation efforts of Silver Lake in Europe. He rejoined the firm in his current role in 2013 following a period serving as Chief Development and Chief Operating Officer of Skype Global S.à.r.l, a former portfolio company, and as a Corporate Vice President of Microsoft. At Skype and then at Microsoft, Gillett drove acceleration of Skype's growth strategy and led its integration following Microsoft's acquisition of the business. Mr Gillett also oversaw the broader growth of Microsoft's enterprise and consumer communications, cloud, software and services portfolio. Mr. Gillett is based in Menlo Park, and previously worked in the firm's London office. He works closely with CEOs and their teams across the Silver Lake portfolio and serves on the board of directors of Relativity ODA and Quorum Business Solutions, Inc. and he previously served on the board of directors for European Directories, the holding company for DTG, Fonecta and Herold. Prior to Silver Lake, Mr. Gillett was a Managing Director and Partner leading the High Technology, Telecoms and Private Equity practice at Alvarez & Marsal ("A&M") in Europe. At A&M, he specialized in restructuring and operational diligence, performance improvement and turnaround management of online, consumer and enterprise software and device businesses. While at A&M, he served in interim leadership positions and advisory or operating roles including at Lehman Brothers Holdings International, ADT/Tyco (France), Navigon AG, and iSOFT plc. He also led engagements with several leading private equity firms. Mr. Gillett is a Member of the British Computer Society, a Fellow of the Institute of Directors and Member of the IT Service Management Forum.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 2775 Sand Hill Road
  • Suite 100
  • Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

Mark Gillett Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
000000 13-Jan-2017 0000 00000 00000 Social/Platform Software Out of Business
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Mark Gillett Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
000000 29-Jun-2019 000 00 00000000
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Mark Gillett Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Mark Gillett Angel Investor 0 0 0 Menlo Park, CA
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