mark zides Founder and CEO - CoreAxis Consulting


Mark is a highly sought after growth & human capital strategist whose 25 years of experience in optimizing businesses & inspiring individuals has transformed CoreAxis Consulting to one of the premier Talent Management and Learning & Development Firms in the global marketplace. His unique ability to provide insight, skills & experience needed to implement best-in-class solutions to develop top talent & optimize organizations has made him a leader in his industry.

Talent Management & Sales Strategy Industry Expert

Revenue Optimization Strategic Planning Succession Planning

Mark has developed & led strategic engagements for multi-national Fortune 1000 and SMB companies across all industries and functional leadership teams. His experience spans many companies in accessing, designing & developing sustainable programs in: revenue generation & growth, sales optimization, talent management, organization excellence, leadership development, learning & development, knowledge management, IT advisory, M&A, and transformation. Mark has led strategy and consulting engagements with entrepreneurial start-ups through growth stage to consulting at dozens of global brands; while advising small and mid-size businesses through innovation and growth initiatives.

Serial Entrepreneur

With a strong track record of developing value-based businesses, Mark has orchestrated the launch, growth strategy, and market positioning of a series of startups. His portfolio of successful launches includes both services and product-based firms. In 2015, in partnership with a core of investors, Mark launched zAccelerator to fund and mentor early-stage startups in the biotech and new media verticals.


Mark is an active angel investor in the Boston marketplace, and has a strong commitment to fostering business growth in this region. He is an active investor and mentor to a variety of startups nationwide. His expertise is highly sought after as a growth strategy advisor, and for his deep network of business leaders and investors.

Reasons to Connect

  • Mentoring

    Through zAccelerator, Mark provides mentoring to early stage companies, including introductions to potential investors, partners, and co-founders.
  • Investment Opportunities

    As an active angel investor, Mark is interested in learning about early stage and growth stage businesses seeking angel investments.
  • Partnership Opportunities

    With over twenty years of expertise in talent strategy and human capital management, Mark is continuously seeking new business partners and opportunities to bring together thought leaders in the space to create innovative solutions to today’s business challenges.

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