Marc Faucher – Partner, BlackBerry Partners Fund
As a Partner in the BlackBerry Partners Fund, Marc is responsible for sourcing, evaluating, and overseeing direct investments in a broad range of mobile application and infrastructure software companies. With more than 15 years of mobility and business development experience, Marc combines in-depth technical expertise with sound business insight to build successful end-to-end investment management strategies. This diverse and extensive experience enables him to play an integral role in the strategic direction and overall growth of emerging companies.
Prior to joining the fund in August 2008, Marc spent six years with Summerhill Venture Partners (formerly BCE Capital) investing in communications and technology centric companies throughout North America. Previously he worked for a mobile service provider (Bell Mobility) in a corporate development capacity with additional focus on driving strategic equity investments. Marc was also with The McKenna Group, a strategic consulting firm focused on companies in emerging technology markets. There he worked extensively with early stage ventures on product development, go-to-market strategies, venture fund raising, etc. He began his professional career with Ericsson Communications working as a product manager for wireless networks.
Marc has a BASc in Engineering from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business.