Marc is a Venture Partner at DBL Partners. Prior to DBL Partners, Marc was a General Partner at Technology Partners, since joining the firm in 2012. Marc’s venture investing career began early last decade where he spent 6 years as a Managing Director at VantagePoint Capital also focused in energy and advanced technology investments.
During Marc’s 10 years in venture investing he has backed numerous successful companies in the material science and energy efficiency landscape such as Bridgelux, Amprius, iWatt and Kaiam Inc.
Prior to his venture capital career Marc spent 25 years in both venture backed startups and multi-national public companies here in Silicon Valley and abroad, that included:
Director of Engineering in the 1980’s at XMR Inc., the world’s foremost Excimer laser company 1990 (M&A) COO at Purus Inc. an advanced water purification company (1995 IPO) VP/GM at Microbar Inc. an advanced semiconductor equipment manufacturing, 2012 (M&A)
VP/GM at ATMI Inc. a global, publically traded, advanced semiconductor/bio-tech materials company.
Marc has held numerous director positions at semiconductor and clean energy companies and enjoys assisting entrepreneurs in their quests to grow exciting new companies.
Marc is a graduate of Santa Clara University with a degree in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis on high energy physics. Marc is active at Santa Clara; serving on the board of the Business Schools accredited Center of innovation and Entrepreneurship. Marc was also recently selected to be an Executive Director of Santa Clara’s Engineering school after serving for many years on the schools Industry Advisory Board.