Founding Director of Entrepreneurship at The Universities at Shady Grove
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Marc Steren earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Near Eastern Studies from Johns Hopkins University. He continued his education at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, earning his Juris Doctorate (JD). Currently, Marc is working towards his Master’s in Industrial Organizational Psychology from Harvard University Extension School.
Marc Steren has an extensive history of entrepreneurship. He was the Founder and Chairman of the Board for ZebraPass, a RFID mobile ticketing and loyalty system company. Subsequent to that position, he became the Chief Executive officer for IJ Franchising. Marc owned and operated multiple restaurants before his business was acquired by a publicly-traded company. After the acquisition, he became the Founding Director of Entrepreneurship at the Bullis School where he vaulted the school’s entrepreneurship program to national recognition. Marc also served as an Adjunct Professor and Entrepreneur in Residence and Co-Director of the Summer Launch Incubator at Georgetown University. Currently, Marc is the Chief Executive Officer of Steren Business Consulting and Founding Director of Entrepreneurship at the Universities at Shady Grove where he works closely with all university partners to coordinate entrepreneurship activities for students.
Marc Steren has earned multiple awards, such as NFIB Entrepreneur Educator of the Year, David. S. Stone Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award, Silver Sales Award, Highest Opening Sales, Mindshare, and the Georgetown University Entrepreneurship Expert Award. He has two publications, Stories with Connie: The Little Book of Attributes for Student Entrepreneurs and The Student’s Guide to Entrepreneurship.
Marc specializes in many aspects of entrepreneurship, education, social media, marketing, leadership, and management.
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