About Mark Ties

Mark Ties currently serves as Executive Chair of the Board. From 2018-2024, he was the CEO and President responsible for leading the company and executing its mission to serve our customers. He was the COO/CFO at Perforce in 2016–2018.

Since joining Perforce, Mark has driven 8 acquisitions, while nearly doubling revenue and improving organic growth.

Mark brings 3 decades of experience in accounting, finance, operations, and mergers & acquisitions to his role on the Board. He served as CFO and COO for public and private equity-backed technology companies for the past 20 years.

Prior to joining Perforce, he was COO/CFO of private equity-backed Fortra (formerly HelpSystems, Inc.), and CFO at publicly held Xata/XRS Corporation.

Mark holds a B.S. in Accounting from Minnesota State — Mankato. He is a Certified Public Accountant. 

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“There is absolutely no one better equipped to continue leading Perforce on its upward trajectory.”

— Janet Dryer, Chair of the Board, Perforce

Mark’s Accomplishments As Perforce CEO

Since Mark has taken over leadership of Perforce in June 2018, the company has entered hyperdrive.

In a short time, Perforce completed 2 transformative acquisitions. The company grew from $50M in revenue when Mark joined Perforce to over $300M in his first year as CEO.

Not just dollars — people, too. Perforce has grown from 200 to 900 employees strong.

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“Employees here are doing amazing work while building a great workplace. I count myself proud to be working alongside them.”

— Mark Ties, CEO & President, Perforce

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