Mark Snyderman is Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer and Assistant General Counsel at Laureate Education, Inc., which operates an international network of institutions of higher education. Prior to joining Laureate, Mark was Senior Knowledge Leader at LRN, providing ethics and compliance advisory services to numerous corporate partners. Mark also has served as Senior Advisor on the 10th Principle (Anti-Corruption) to the United Nations Global Compact.
For many years, Mark worked at The Coca-Cola Company in numerous roles, including Chief Employment Counsel and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer. In the latter position, Mark helped establish the ethics and compliance and anti-corruption programs at the company.
Before Coke, Mark worked at the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, practicing employment law and appellate litigation. And before the firm, Mark served as a law clerk to Justice Sandra Day O’Connor of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Mark received his A.B. in Psychology from Washington University, his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from Harvard University, and his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. He was for several years an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Ethics and Compliance Association and the Ethics Research Center, and the Board of Governors of the Center for Ethics and Corporate Responsibility at Georgia State University.
Mark is married to a brilliant and beautiful woman, and has two wonderful daughters who are sucking up all his money at private colleges. One of his daughters has, amazingly, inherited his lifelong addiction to the Chicago Cubs. Mark lives in Atlanta with his wife and a very large record collection.