|Pacific Lutheran University|
Marcus is co-founder and CEO of Familiar, an early stage startup in Seattle. He has over 12 years product design, development & management experience, launching great software products at large and small companies. Marcus joined startup iLike.com as director of product in 2007 and executed the business strategy and product lines for artists, events, artist syndication, and more. iLike was acquired in 2009 where he continued to lead the business, marketing, and development efforts as VP General Manager. Prior to iLike, he worked at Microsoft in digital media and gaming including XBOX Live, Zune, and MSN Music. Marcus holds a BA from Pacific Lutheran University.