Mark Young, PhD Leadership

Mark Young is a Visiting Lecturer at Koç University Graduate School of Business and also President of RATIONAL GAMES , INC. an international consulting firm specialized in negotiation and leadership skills.

Young was the Partner in charge of the German privatization practice at Price Waterhouse Corporate Finance in Berlin, where he initiated, marketed and executed corporate finance transactions for the eastern German Treuhandanstalt and for many clients in western Germany, with an emphasis on the energy and telecommunications sectors. Before that, Young served as Director of the Office of Service Industries at the United States Department of Commerce, active there as a trade negotiator. He was also an Associate and Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company in both Germany and the USA, and a corporate lending officer at the Bank of Boston and at Chase Manhattan Bank.

Young holds a PhD from Humboldt Universitaet zu Berlin, an MIM from the Thunderbird School of International Management and a BA in Philosophy from California Lutheran University.