Mark S. DiSalvo

Mark S. DiSalvo is the President and CEO of Sema4 Inc. a leading global professional services provider of Private Equity funds-under-management. He has been a senior executive and entrepreneur at international companies such as Euromoney Institutional Investor and Fairfield Whitney, and was founder of Hall, Berwick and DiSalvo where he provided funding and management advisory services to zero and first stage entities prior to founding Semaphore. He has extensive experience in Private Equity, entrepreneurial management, and emerging market strategy, particularly as to underserved markets and economic development. A frequent speaker at worldwide industry conferences he is a charter member of the Inner City Economic Forum. Mr. DiSalvo was educated at the University of Massachusetts with graduate degrees in Political Studies and Economics and has earned the professional designations CPC and CTA. He is a long-time lecturer at the Johnson School of Business at Cornell University and the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University in their full-time MBA programs where he contributes case studies in PE, emerging market economics and cross-border M&A. Semaphore currently holds fiduciary obligations as General Partner or Manager for six Private Equity funds, owns a New Markets Tax Credit program provider and advises General and Limited Partners around the world. Semaphore’s corporate headquarters are in Boston with principal offices in New York, Dallas and London.

Upcoming Speaking Appearances

July 24, 2024
ILPA InstituteChicago, North America
ILPA Institute: An Insider’s Look at Private Equity Managers Chicago (July)

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