Marlon Nichols

Mr Marlon C Nichols

Overview

Marlon started his management career in the software industry where he successfully led the deployment of many global enterprise software and business process improvement initiatives for Fortune 100 enterprises. During his time as a technologist, Marlon played a key role in the European expansion of a Cambridge based software company. Upon returning to the United States, Marlon worked as a principal strategist and senior manager for a strategy consulting firm focusing on new business development. While working fulltime as consultant Marlon pursued what started out as a passion project and has evolved into an education focused nonprofit company called Rise to College. Under Marlon's leadership Rise to College continues to grow while positively impacting the lives of over 200 hundred inner city high school students each year. Today Marlon studies Entrepreneurship and Private Equity at the Johnson School where he is a Roy H. Park Leadership Fellow. In addition to serving as Chief Operating Officer of the Johnson School's $1.2M Venture Capital Fund, he is also the VP of Corporate Relations for the Black Graduate Business Association. Marlon will be spending the summer with Intel as an Accelerated Leadership Program Intern.

Career

Position:
Founder (current)

BR Ventures

   

Position:
Chief Operating Officer (past)
Intel's strategic investment program for equity investments/ acquisitions to grow the Internet economy in support of Intel's strategic interests.
Position:
Partner (past)