Marc Theeuwes, managing director of the CITRIS Foundry startup incubator, has 30 years of experience in management, corporate development, venture capital, strategic partnerships and engineering and has worked with Fortune 500 and startup corporations at the intersection of technology, strategy and corporate finance. His past roles include managing director, venture partner, vice president of corporate development, vice president of strategic development, management consultant, director of engineering and operations, and director of mobile products for brands such as Jabil, Johnson & Johnson LifeScan, Nokia, OmniCell, Rocket Fuel Inc., Sony Gracenote and Syntex.
Theeuwes has been a board member and advisory board member for early- and growth-stage companies and has worked with companies in a variety of markets including mobile, consumer products, music and entertainment, digital advertising, artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML), software as a service (SaaS), cloud computing, networking and security, design, health care, semiconductors and photonics, MEMS and sensors, robotics, and manufacturing. He has participated in 300 due-diligence engagements for the purpose of investment, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and partnerships.
Theeuwes taught as a consulting associate professor for Stanford’s School of Engineering and is a published author on entrepreneurship and engineering. He received his master’s in engineering from Stanford, where he studied electrical engineering, robotics and computer science. He also holds an MBA in finance. Theeuwes also completed Wall Street’s Investment Banking Institute course in private equity for leverage buyout, M&A and corporate valuations and has been a member of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA).