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Portrait de Michael Marks
Age : 67
Public asset : 4,052,618 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : Schlumberger Limited.

Michael E. Marks is a businessperson who founded Katerra, Inc. and who has been at the head of 10 different companies. Presently, Mr. Marks is Chairman at Berkeley Lights, Inc., Chairman at Katerra, Inc., Chairman for Berkeley Lighting Co., Inc., Executive Managing Director at Walden Riverwood Ventures, Founding Partner of Riverwood Capital Management LP, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Riverwood Capital LP and Managing Partner at Riverwood Capital LLC (both are subsidiaries of Riverwood Capital Management LP) and Chairman at Solectron Global Services Canada, Inc. Mr. Marks is also Managing Partner at Riverwood Capital LLC and on the board of 10 other companies.

In the past Michael E. Marks occupied the position of Chief Executive Officer for Tesla, Inc., Chief Executive Officer at Flex Ltd. and Chairman at Flextronics Corp. (a subsidiary of Flex Ltd.), Chairman for SanDisk Corp., Chairman at Aricent, Inc., Managing Partner at Riverwood Solutions, Inc. and Senior Advisor at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP.

Michael E. Marks received an undergraduate degree and a graduate degree from Oberlin College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Current positions of Michael Marks 
NameTitle Since
Schlumberger Limited.
(Oil Related Services and Equipment)
Independent Director 2005
Solectron Global Services Canada, Inc. Chairman 1991
Katerra, Inc. Chairman 2015
Berkeley Lighting Co., Inc. Chairman -
Berkeley Lights, Inc. Chairman -
Liquid Robotics, Inc. Director -
Riverwood Capital LP Chief Executive Officer & Director -
Columbia University Director 2006
All Covered, Inc. Director -
National Parks Conservation Association Director -
The Juilliard School Trustee 2011
Teak Technologies, Inc. Director -
The V Foundation for Cancer Research Director -
iFly Director -
H2O.ai, Inc. Director -
Riverwood Capital LLC Managing Partner 2007
Riverwood Capital Management LP Founding Partner 2008
Walden Riverwood Ventures Executive Managing Director 2013

Holdings of Michael Marks 
Schlumberger NV (SLB)
Oil Related Services and Equipment
60,0210.0043%4,052,618 USD

Michael Marks : Personal Network 

Biography of Michael Marks 
Michael Marks (Polish: Michał Marks, Russian: Михаил Маркс, Belarusian: Міхал Маркс) (1859, 1863 or 1864 – 31 December 1907), was one of the two co-founders of the retail chain Marks & Spencer.

Marks was born into a Belarusian Jewish family in Slonim, former Commonwealth of Lithuania-Poland, at that time part of the Russian Empire, now in Belarus. He emigrated to England around 1882citation needed|date=August 2012 and moved to Leeds where a company called Barran was known to employ Jewish refugees. He married Hannah Cohen at the Great Synagogue on Belgrave Street, Leeds, in 1886.

Marks met Isaac Dewhirst, the owner of a Leeds warehouse, in 1884. A deal was arranged whereby Marks agreed to buy goods from Dewhirst and sell them in nearby villages. The venture was a success and enabled Marks to raise enough capital to establish a stall in Leeds' open market. He also sold goods at Castleford and Wakefield markets.

Marks also made the decision to rent an area at the new covered market in Leeds, which traded six days of the week. Famously, one of his stalls sold goods that cost only one penny. Next to the stall was a poster with the words "Don't Ask the Price, It's a Penny". Over the next few years, Marks expanded his business and opened similar stalls in covered market halls all over Yorkshire and Lancashire.

Marks & Spencer
In 1894, Marks decided that if he was to expand the business further he would need a business partner. He initially approached Isaac Dewhirst, who decided against the offer but suggested that his cashier, Thomas Spencer, might be interested. Spencer decided that the £300 (adjusted by inflation £Inflation|UK|300|1894) required for a half-share in the business would be a good investment.

Source @ Wikipedia

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Michael Marks : Connections 
Katerra, Inc.
The World Economic Forum USA, Inc.
Liquid Robotics, Inc.
Currie Capital LLC
Moscow Institute of Physics & Technology
Schlumberger Ltd. (New York)
Sarcos Corp.
American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Cameron International Corp.
Russian Academy of Sciences
Tidemark Systems, Inc.
Russia Ministry of Education & Science
Conservation International Foundation
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Arconic Defense, Inc.
MIT Corp. (US)
The Broad Institute, Inc.
MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Latest news about Michael Marks 
2015Insight - M&S breaks with tradition to get more agile on style
2015M&S breaks with tradition to get more agile on style
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