Marc Bodnick previously served at Quora doing Product Marketing, Community and Business Operations. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director and Co-Founder of Elevation Partners.
Marc has extensive experience as a Silicon Valley investor in large-scale media and technology investments. Marc was a founding principal of Silver Lake Partners, having joined the firm prior to its initial fundraising in 1999.
Prior to Silver Lake, Marc served as an Associate in the Principal Investment Group at The Blackstone Group where he served on teams evaluating, executing, and monitoring a variety of private equity investments.
Prior to Blackstone, Marc served at Kroll Associates as a Director in the Crisis Management Group where he worked on consulting teams providing advice to clients in situations involving corporate security, kidnap and ransom incidents, and political violence.
Marc has an A.M. in Political Science from Stanford University and an A.B. in Government from Harvard University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa (Junior 12) and was the recipient of the Bonaparte and Coolidge Prizes. Marc is on the board of Forbes Media, SDI Media, and iLike.
Board & Advisor Roles (2)Update
|Jul 15, 2016||Business Insider Australia - More than 140 tech leaders agree: 'Trump would be a disaster for innovation'|
|Jul 14, 2016||TechCrunch - Tech comes out against Donald Trump|
|Jul 14, 2016||CNBC - An open letter from technology sector leaders on Donald Trump’s candidacy for president|
|May 26, 2016||TechCrunch - Quora loses its public face, Marc Bodnick|
|Jan 27, 2016||TechCrunch - Quora Turns 80M Visitors Into Q&A Bounty Hunters With Knowledge Prizes|
|Dec 1, 2015||CNet - Hillary Clinton makes campaign stop on Quora|
|Jul 3, 2015||Silicon Republic - Reddit goes dark in AMAgeddon after Victoria Taylor fired|
|Jan 23, 2015||Wired News - People Who Are Good at Cocktail Parties Are Also Better at the Internet|