Marcus Whitney is President and co-founder of Briovation, an Innovation Catalyst company with the mission to be the catalyst of the world’s most important health innovations. Through Briovation, Marcus is CEO of Health:Further, a strategic advisory firm working with leading healthcare organizations to navigate disruptive change for their benefit; as well as Founding Partner of Jumpstart Health Investors, a new kind of venture capital firm focused on innovative, early-stage healthcare companies. Jumpstart’s seed fund, Jumpstart Foundry has a portfolio of over 80 companies including ScriptDrop, Life Detection Technologies and Sightbox (sold to Johnson and Johnson Vision).
Marcus is also co-founder and minority owner of Nashville Soccer Club, the city’s Major League Soccer team. Marcus has been listed in the Upstart 100 by Upstart Business Journal, Power 100 by Nashville Business Journal, and has been featured in Inc., Techcrunch, Fast Company and The Atlantic.
Marcus is the author of the upcoming book Create and Orchestrate, a book for entrepreneurs about living a creative, purposeful life, breaking through boundaries and overcoming adversity. Marcus is also the producer and host of Marcus Whitney’s Video Universe, a video channel on YouTube that features a variety of mid-to-long form video shows, and Marcus Whitney’s Audio Universe, a podcast on all major platforms.
Marcus is a member of the board of the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation and an Arts Commissioner for the city of Nashville.