Venture Atlanta is pleased to announce that Marc Brown, Corporate Vice President of Corporate Development at Microsoft, will join us for our corporate development sessions at the 2019 conference. Designed to foster connections between growth-stage companies and investors, these sessions will include networking, 1:1 meeting opportunities, and roundtable discussions.
Meet Marc Brown, Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Corporate Development
As an internal advisor to executives at Microsoft since 2000, Marc has led over 70 acquisitions with more than $5 billion in deal consideration in addition to executing investments and M&A transactions. Marc has also negotiated and closed eight program-related investments worth $75 million in invested capital, including Chinasoft International, Rootnet, and Dalian Hi-Think Computing.
Before joining the team at Microsoft, Marc was an associate in the corporate group at Goodwin as a representative for venture capital and private equity firms. Among his many responsibilities, Marc was involved in structuring, analyzing, drafting, negotiating, and closing leverage buyout, recapitalization and early and later-stage venture investments. He has also been a member of the Board of Directors at Rapid7 since 2016, and a member of the Board of Directors at SSB since 2018. He holds an MBA in finance from New York University, an AB in economics from Colgate University, and a JD degree from Georgetown University Law Center.
Altogether, Marc brings more than 30 years of experience in the acquisition industry and is an excellent addition to our line-up. If you’re interested in attending Marc’s panel discussion or getting an opportunity to meet with him directly, you can secure a spot by registering for Venture Atlanta 2019 here. You can also subscribe to our newsletter to stay up-to-date on conference news and speaker announcements.
About Venture Atlanta
Venture Atlanta, the Southeast’s premier venture conference, is where the region’s most promising tech companies meet the country’s top-tier investors. Now in its 12th year as the region’s largest investor showcase with over 1,000 attendees, Venture Atlanta connects the best and brightest entrepreneurs with local and national venture capitalists, bankers, angel investors, and others who can help them raise the capital they need to grow their businesses. The annual nonprofit event is a collaboration of three leading Georgia business organizations: Atlanta CEO Council, Metro Atlanta Chamber, and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). For more information, visit www.ventureatlanta.org.