Mark Hollingsworth

  • Involved in many facets of the financial services industry since 1986
  • Executive positions at Riskalyze, Finmason and ATA RiskStation as well as helping multiple start-ups in Fintech since 2015
  • Co-founded NEXT Financial Group, which was voted independent broker dealer of the year for 7 year in a row, growing NEXT from one person to over 1000 associates prior to his exit in 2007
  • Original co-host of CNBC’s popular morning show “Squawk Box” along side the late Mark Haynes.
  • Involved in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at the Stanford Center for Professional Development.

Mark Hollingsworth is a passionate and innovative executive who has been involved in many facets of the financial services industry since 1986. He has held executive positions at Riskalyze, Finmason and ATA RiskStation as well as helping multiple start-ups in Fintech since 2015.

Prior to becoming intimately involved on the technology side in recent years, Mark co-founded NEXT Financial Group, which was voted independent broker dealer of the year for 7 year in a row, growing NEXT from one person to over 1000 associates prior to his exit in 2007. He was also one of the original co-host of CNBC’s popular morning show “Squawk Box” along side the late Mark Haynes.

Mark began his career in financial services with Wheat First Securities (now Wells Fargo) in Richmond, VA. He now lives in northern California to be close to the tech scene and is involved in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at the Stanford Center for Professional Development.