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Mark Klopp

Mark Klopp is a Managing Director with Coronis Medical Ventures, an accelerator and seed fund focused on medical devices.  He is also an independent consultant and expert advisor on corporate venturing and innovation.  Mark is a Fellow with the Bell-Mason Group which provides management consulting for innovation best practices.  He is an active angel investor, co-founder, advisor for private companies and serves on the board of several charities.

Mark is a former Board Member of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and served as Chairman and a member of the Executive Committee for the Corporate Venture Group.  Formerly Managing Director of Eastman Ventures, Eastman Chemical Company's corporate venture capital arm, Mark started up and led the company's efforts to invest in and partner with private companies, providing early access to emerging technology and growth options to Eastman.  He and his team forged relationships and co-investments with premier venture capitalists and corporations.  Eastman invested with a top-quartile IRR track record in 25 ventures and 5 venture funds in areas spanning information technology, life sciences, advanced materials and clean technology.

Mark has extensive operating experience in international business management, sales and marketing with Eastman.  Previous assignments included: Assistant to the CEO and Chairman; Regional Business Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa; and several marketing and sales executive positions.

Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Tech.
MBA in Management from Roosevelt University.

Contact Information:
Mark V. Klopp
247 Morris Ranch Court, Danville, California, 94526 USA
Office phone: 925-314-9488
Cell phone: 925-872-1051
Email:  mvklopp@gmail.com