Vice President, Technology Opportunities and Ventures
As vice president of Technology Opportunities & Ventures, Marc Sedam is responsible for commercializing the intellectual assets across the three campuses of New York University, including its #2 ranked medical school, for one of the top performing tech transfer offices in the United States.
Prior to joining NYU, Marc was vice provost for innovation and new ventures at the University of New Hampshire where he helped UNH achieve a No. 6 ranking in innovation impact amongst mid-sized universities, founded the entrepreneurship center, was principal investigator of the I-Corps Site, and built an internationally recognized program in the commercialization of digital and creative works.
He has experience as the COO of a university spinout (Qualyst) and associate director of life sciences for UNC-Chapel Hill, as well as currently serving as an advisor to Ferocity Capital. Marc previously served on the AUTM board of directors from 2015 to 2016 as the vice president for professional development, responsible for AUTM’s education and training activities, and was the chair of AUTM in 2020.
He holds a BS in biochemistry from UNH and an MBA from UNC-Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School.