Stephanie K. Marrus is Managing Director, Entrepreneurship, University of California San Francisco (UCSF), the leading science and medical graduate university in the US and sister school to UC Berkeley. She is a Silicon Valley life science/healthcare startup expert and has helped start numerous companies based on UCSF technology.
A key node in the Silicon Valley entrepreneurship ecosystem, she has a deep network among life science investors, serial entrepreneurs, accelerators, founders, attorneys and consultants. She leads a global virtual entrepreneurship course, “Entrepreneurship for Life Science/Healthcare Startups: Master Class Direct from Silicon Valley”, which reaches six continents and 24 countries since starting in 2020.
She is affiliated with entrepreneurship programs at UC Berkeley and Stanford as well as programs in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Her presentations have been viewed across the world. She works with the US State Department, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). Her entrepreneurship policy recommendations have been reviewed at the White House and State Department.
Prior to joining UCSF, she held C-Suite business roles in biotechnology companies. She has been CEO, COO and VP Corporate Development for public and private firms, led partnering and M&A transactions, headed Corporate Development, Strategy, Marketing, Communications and Investor Relations.
She holds an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and an MA from Columbia University.
We thank Stephanie Marrus for her trust and support and are glad to welcome her to the Ukrainian Future Advisory Board!