Marc Ruxin

Marc Ruxin is a technology and media expert who advises boards, CEOs, and non-profits on leadership development and assessment.

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Based in San Francisco, Marc applies more than 25 years of experience in strategy, marketing, and corporate development to help clients meet their long-term goals in product development and operations. Over the course of his career, Marc established himself as a trusted advisor who thrives at the intersection of media and technology, with a knack for strategy, investing, and fundraising. Most recently, Marc was the CEO and founder of Small Factory Ventures, where he advised public and private media and technology companies like Peloton, Wish, Pax, and others.

Marc was the founder and CEO of venture-backed music technology companies TastemakerX and Mixhalo. Before that, he was the Chief Innovation Officer at Interpublic and McCann Erikson with a focus on media innovation, working with client CMOs on digital marketing transformation. Earlier in his career, he worked at WPP Group and EMI Records.

“Where there’s a will, there’s always a way.” Bob Marley

Marc holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA in history from Hamilton College. Marc served on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Film Society between 2008 and 2016 and was also on the advisory board of the Grammy’s.

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Board Director and Chair Search CEO Succession Chief Executive Officers Digital Platforms Digital, Media and Entertainment Executive Search Mobile and Communications Technology

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