Robert Marcus is the Chairman and CEO of QuantumWave Capital, a global investment banking boutique specialized in early-stage mobile internet M&A.
The architect of Microsoft’s early mobile internet strategy and solutions, he spent nearly a decade as a senior manager at the company’s Redmond headquarters, most recently as a director on the M&A team.
He also built a public company to a half-billion dollar valuation, co-founded three successful start-ups, and led a turnaround, generating two IPOs.
He is the co-author of The Fifth Wave, A Strategic Vision for Mobile Internet innovation, Investment and Return (2012) and Collective Knowledge, Intranets, Productivity and the Promise of the Knowledge Workplace (2002).
Robert graduated from Antioch University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.