Marko represents high-growth technology companies through all stages of their growth cycle, and those that invest in or acquire them, including VC funds and strategic investors. As part of Torys’ Emerging Companies and Venture Capital group, he provides strategic advice on equity and debt financing, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, securities, commercial transactions, employment and intellectual property matters.
Marko also brings valuable business insights to the firm, providing advice on project management and efficiencies in service delivery, developing workflows and new technology solutions to support our clients cost effectively.
He is fluent in French and Serbo-Croatian.
Marko attended the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Leading Change and Organizational Renewal Program, a strategic business program designed for promoting innovation, strategy and organizational leadership.
Marko is a member of the board of directors of Cota, a not-for-profit, community-based organization that supports adults with mental health and cognitive challenges to live well within their communities.
Marko was a director on the board of Mainstay Housing for a full term of 6 years, a member of its Housing Planning and Development Committee and former chair of its Governance Committee. Mainstay Housing is a non-profit agency which provides housing for mental health consumer-survivors, offering 867 units in a variety of housing options with varying degrees of support. Mainstay is the largest non-profit provider of supportive housing in Ontario with 41 residential locations across Toronto.
Marko was also a director on the board of the Institute of Competiveness and Prosperity, an independent, not-for-profit organization funded by the Government of Ontario that deepens public understanding of macro and microeconomic factors behind Ontario’s economic progress.