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Marc Bookman

Entrepreneur • Advisor Within 23 wards, Tokyo, Japan, JP

CEO, TrendLife, LLC. University of Chicago grad. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign grad.

CEO, TrendLife, LLC. University of Chicago grad. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign grad.

7 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Fundraising
  • Product
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Fundraising
  • • Product

Involved In




Managing Director Collabrary, LLC 2011 - present
CEO TrendLife, LLC November 2014 - present
CEO Mobile Content Networks, Inc. February 2005 - present
General Partner BFLP 2003 - 2014
CEO Sentius Corporation April 1993 - January 2005
Product Development Manager Sony Corporation June 1986 - March 1993


University of Chicago Booth School of Business, International Studies 1985 - 1987
International School of America IHP 1984 - 1985
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Commerce 1980 - 1984

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Mobile Engineering
Markets of Interest
  • • Commerce
  • • Healthcare
  • • Media
  • • Music
  • • Wearable Tech

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Fundraising • Product management • Mobile advertising • Business Development • Digital Content • Strategic Partnerships • Mobile Internet • Mobile technology • Mobile Applications

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Mike Moran
President, Mike Moran Group and Senior Strategist, Converseon.
Marc has an unusual combination of business and technical skills that allow him to view problems from many angles and to communicate with pe ... ople with different expertise in their own language.
Sandy Seth
They're my advisor  •  Patent Litigation and Inter-Partes Review Counsel, SethLaw. University of Houston grad.
detail oriented thinker
Elena Smirnov-Otis TEP CFP CLU
Principal, Global Asset Protection Solutions. Also, helping a startup in health tech field.
Marc is an experienced, serial entrepreneur (with a CPA and investment banking background). I think startup companies will benefit from his ... vast knowledge, his international connections, and no-nonsense approach to business.
David Kurtz
We worked together  •  Chief Product Officer, AdColony. Previously VP, Publisher Network, AT&T Interactive. Stanford grad.
Creative and resourceful, Marc finds interesting ideas and ways to get them done.
Deborah Baron
We worked together  •  Visionary Marketer, CSO, Align Matters. Board: Kellogg Alum Council & Forest Creatures Foundation. Cherry blossoms & my kids make me smile.
Marc is a great entrepreneur. He has started and led multiple businesses in the US & Asia. After working directly with Marc I've seen his st ... rengths in action including leadership, fund raising, creative problem solving, keen insight and business acumen. He consistently surrounds himself with smart people with good values.
David Brincks
They're my school  •  VP, Business Development, Advance CNC Machining. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign grad.
Marc combines intellect with a very approachable interpersonal style which establishes trust. He is very intentional at laying out a plan, d ... isciplined in execution, and flexible enough to adjust to deliver excellent results. Marc is an "A" player in my book.
Timothy Connor
Managing Director, Corporate Development and Marketing Services, Newport Ltd.

Richard Reed
We worked together  •  COO, TrendLife, LLC.
Richard is a versatile, quick learning, and dedicated entrepreneur who has experience working in multiple industries across the globe.