Marcia Goodstein founded Idealab with Bill Gross in March 1996 and since that time has been instrumental in the creation and development of dozens of Idealab network companies in industries ranging from clean tech and robotics to Internet search and retail to social media.
Today Marcia is Idealab's Chief Operating Officer and President and currently serves on the boards of several Idealab operating companies.
Prior to founding Idealab, Marcia was an early employee of Gemstar Development Corporation responsible for media licensing for North America, as well as marketing and distribution in South America. Prior to joining Gemstar, Marcia worked in a biology lab at the California Institute of Technology. She is a graduate of Pomona College.