Primary Role
Co-founder and CEO at Familiar
Pacific Lutheran University

Person Details


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 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.

Experience (6)

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    Mar 21, 2014
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    Co-founder and CEO
    Apr, 2011
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    Director, Product Management
    Apr, 2007 - Feb, 2011
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    VP General Manager
    Dec, 2009 - Feb, 2011
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    Lead Program Manager - Xbox Live
    2005 - Jan, 2007
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    MSN Music

    Lead Program Manager
    Dec, 2002 - Dec, 2005