Andre Marquis Executive Director of the Lester Center

Andre Marquis is the Executive Director of the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship and the Innovation Acceleration Group at the 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. 

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! 

Andre Marquis is the Executive Director of the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship and the Innovation Acceleration Group at the 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. 

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!