Marcus Collins

Marcus Collins is an award-winning marketer and cultural translator who has worked for several top ad agencies. His deep understanding of brand strategy and consumer behavior has helped him bridge the academic-practitioner gap for blue-chip brands and start-ups alike. He is a recipient of Advertising Age’s 40 Under 40 award and Crain’s Business 40 Under 40 award and a recent inductee into the American Advertising Federation’s Hall of Achievement. He has worked on iTunes + Nike sport music initiatives at Apple and ran digital strategy for Beyoncé.

He is a marketing professor at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, and the faculty director for the school’s executive education partnership with Google. He is also a faculty member at the Harvard Extension School and the Boston University Questrom School of Business.


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