GTF 2013 Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship
Marco is Upstream’s CEO and the company’s co-founder. Marco sets Upstream’s strategic direction and spearheads business development as it continues its expansion into new geographical and product areas and has been Chairman of the Board since 2002. As an experienced marketing strategist at leading advertising agencies Grey Advertising, McCann-Ericsson and DDB in London, Marco developed global and Pan-European communications strategies for brands such as Nestlé, Coca-Cola, Sony and SmithKline Beecham. Marco is a mentor for Endeavor and Openfund, Vice President of the board of HAMAC and an angel investor and board advisor in Workable HR.
Marco holds a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and International Studies from Warwick University and a Masters of Philosophy in European Studies from Oxford University.