Marc is an experienced senior management professional in the online media, Internet and mobile software space. He possesses a strong passion and deep understanding for innovation, technology and entrepreneurship, with an interest in new markets, emerging technologies and startups.
Marc began his career working for Internet-based startups in Silicon Valley, before eventually relocating to southern California to start his own consulting practice where he provided general corporate, business development and strategic consulting services to technology-focused startups and emerging growth businesses.
During his graduate schooling at the University of California, San Diego, Marc joined an early-stage Venture Capital firm in Los Angeles called Zone Ventures where he worked to provide analysis and recommendations to Zone’s investment committee on startup investment opportunities focused on disruptive information technology businesses with significant market potential. Marc’s passion for technology and entrepreneurship later led to him to co-found two startups, one focused on acquiring direct equity stakes in cutting-edge technology companies, the other an application based framework for developing native mobile software for media and entertainment companies.
Marc’s passions have always revolved around technology and innovation, and in 2012 he had the unique opportunity to join the Achieve team to head up operations for the company.
Outside of the office, Marc frequently contributes to UC San Diego as a guest lecturer, business plan judge, and previously as a board member of the Rady School of Management's Alumni Board. Marc is an avid outdoor enthusiast who enjoys surfing, backpacking and fishing in his spare time.
Marc graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz, with a BA in Political Science and later went on to attend the University of California, San Diego, where he received his MBA in finance and strategy.