Simply Marlon

Professional Summary

I am a venture capital investor and Kauffman Fellow at Intel Capital, the global equity investment and M&A division for Intel Corporation. In this role, I source, conduct due diligence on, invest in, and advise early stage high growth software companies that produce cloud services, internet, and mobile solutions. I also conduct market research, analyze investment trends, and works with Intel business leaders to help define Intel Capital’s mobility and early stage investment strategies.

I serve as a board observer at a number of portfolio companies. As an individual, I mentor entrepreneurs at a number of business accelerators.

I started my career in enterprise software where I successfully led the deployment of many global software and business process improvement initiatives for Fortune 100 enterprises. During my software career I was a member of a three person team based in London, UK that was responsible for the European expansion of Frictionless Commerce.

I later joined Edgewater Strategy, a boutique consulting firm where he led post M&A integration initiatives for the Blackstone Group’s real-estate division. Later, in the role of principal strategist, I led digital strategy initiatives for media companies such as Warner Music Group and McGraw Hill.

I co-founded Rise to College (RTC), an education focused nonprofit. Since 2007 RTC has positively impacted the lives of over 200 hundred inner-city high school students per year.

Prior to joining Intel Capital I served as the Lead Fund Manager of BRV, Cornell University’s evergreen venture capital fund.

Education Summary

I hold a Bachelor of Science degree from Northeastern University. I also earned an MBA degree from Cornell University where I was a Roy H. Park Leadership Fellow and was recognized in the top 30 of 2011 graduates across all Cornell University’s colleges and programs.

Personal Summary

I serve as an adviser to BRV, as the Co-Chairman of RTC, and on the board of the Peninsula College Fund. A former athlete, I enjoy exercising, watching and playing sports. I am most passionate about my family. I love to dine, snowboard, travel, and do boot-camp workouts with friends.

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