Andre Marquis

Executive Director of the Innovation Acceleration Group
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Andre Marquis is the Executive Director of the Innovation Acceleration Group at the University of California Berkeley. He and his team have built a scalable, global infrastructure to deliver leading-edge, hands-on training to hundreds of startups and thousands of entrepreneurs and corporate innovators plus their Faculty and mentors. Though world-class programs including the reality TV show America's Greatest Makers, the Bay Area NSF Innovation Corps, Innovate for Digital India, Intel's $1.3m Make It Wearable Challenge, the Berkeley LAUNCH Startup Accelerator, Global Social Venture Competition and other programs delivered in dozens of countries, his team has redefined how to teach the process of evidence-based entrepreneurship and corporate innovation while creating funded, scalable enterprises and driving deep culture change simultaneously. 

Mr. Marquis has a long record of successful startups with a particular focus on winning in markets where scalability is critical. Two web companies Mr. Marquis helped start became publicly traded and a third was acquired by Amazon for over $190 million. The Chorus Group at Eli Lilly which he co-founded is a significant corporate lean business model innovation that dramatically speed up and lowered the cost of drug development and his most recent company, Amplyx Pharmaceuticals, just raised $54m in venture capital.

Andre Marquis serves as Faculty Director for the following Custom Programs:
Intel America's Greatest Makers Program
HP Lean Launchpad
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Programs for Individuals 
Academic Background 

MBA, Haas School of Business

BA, Cognitive Science, University of Rochester

Publications & Media

Videos 

Speech by Andre Marquis | Building Scalable Start-ups

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Finding Billion-Dollar Startups: Michael Baum and Andre Marquis in Conversation

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Awards & Honors 

Haas School of Business Raymond E. Miles Alumni Service Award

Programs for Individuals 
Academic Background 

MBA, Haas School of Business

BA, Cognitive Science, University of Rochester

Publications & Media

Videos 

Speech by Andre Marquis | Building Scalable Start-ups

WATCH VIDEO

Finding Billion-Dollar Startups: Michael Baum and Andre Marquis in Conversation

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