VP, TECHNOLOGY OPPORTUNITIES & VENTURES AT NYU
Marc Sedam, Vice President, Technology Opportunities & Ventures, New York University and NYU Langone Health. Marc is responsible for the commercialization enterprise across NYU’s $1bn research enterprise, including its #2 ranked medical school and #3 ranked healthcare system, for one of the top performing tech transfer offices in the US. NYU regularly ranks in the top 10 nationally for license income and startup formation, and recently hired the first full-time equity research analyst in a tech transfer office to support startup formation. Marc also operates NYU Langone Health’s $25MM in-house venture fund dedicated to accelerating startup success.
Prior to joining NYU, Marc ran the innovation enterprise at the University of New Hampshire where he achieve a #6 ranking in innovation impact amongst mid-sized universities, founded its entrepreneurship center, was PI of the I-Corps Site, and built an internationally-recognized program in the commercialization of digital and creative works. During COVID Marc helped build and operate UNH’s COVID testing lab from scratch, going from concept to CLIA certification in 100 days, which at its peak tested over 25,000 samples/week across the state of New Hampshire.
Marc has also served as AUTM Chair, VP and COO of Qualyst (a UNC-Chapel Hill startup), an advisor to Ferocity Capital, and is currently the co-President of the New York Intellectual Property Alliance. He holds a BS in biochemistry from UNH and an MBA from UNC-Chapel Hill.