October’s issue of Executive Perspective features Mark Marron, CEO and President of ePlus. Named to the CEO and President position on Aug. 1, Mark is a 30-year industry veteran with extensive experience in the solutions and services industry. ePlus has been in business for 26 years, and Mark begins by walking us through some of the most significant industry transformations it has experienced in that time. He details how the company has responded both to technological shifts and changing economic conditions – and what opportunities he sees for ePlus and other solution providers in 2017. Mark also lays out ePlus’s acquisition philosophy, emphasizing the importance of a cultural fit as well as a strategic match. He closes with commentary on two major trends affecting solution providers today: continued consolidation and increased interest by private equity firms.