Mark Heising

Founder, Medley Partners

Chairman, Siva Power

Mark Heising founded Medley Partners in 2004. Previously he was the Founder of VLSI Cores, which designed and licensed cryptographic integrated circuits. He holds six U.S. Patents in cryptography, compression and data communications. Mark serves as a director for Lam Aviation, Sion Power, Siva Power and Nucleus Scientific. On the non-profit side, Mark currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Bipartisan Policy Center, the Environmental Defense Fund and the Heising-Simons Foundation. Mark and his wife, Liz Simons, took the Giving Pledge in 2016. Mark earned a BS in Physics and a MS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of California at Berkeley.