For over two decades, Mr. Marden has been a recognized leader in the information, software, services and media, with leadership experience balanced between senior operating and financial roles. Before founding CIP Capital in 2010, Mr. Marden led the investment activities in the information, media and services sectors at Credit Suisse (DLJ Merchant Banking Partners).
Mr. Marden has over 20 years of experience in private equity and financial services. In addition to his two most recent roles at CIP and DLJ he also led the information and media investment banking practices at Bankers Trust (now Deutsche Bank), and Bear Stearns & Co. During these 8 years he was responsible for more than 40 completed transactions exceeding $20 Billion.
As an operating executive, Mr. Marden has held positions of leadership in several prominent information and media companies, serving as: President of McGraw Hill’s Information and Media segment, which included S&P Global/Platts Energy Information Group, JD Power & Associates, Dodge Data and Analytics, Business Week and McGraw Hill Broadcasting; President and CEO of Philips Electronics’ Software & Services Division where he held worldwide operating responsibility for Philips’ software, digital, broadband, and service businesses; President/COO of Marvel Entertainment; and, President of CBS Inc.’s International Publishing division.
Mr. Marden has served on a number of corporate and non-profit boards including: NAVTEQ, Inc., United Pan European Communications N.V., Advanstar, Inc., General Magic, Inc., Whittle Communications, Inc., Marvel Entertainment Group, Inc., Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Inc., RevSpring, CoAdvantage, and the Museum of the Moving Image. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for OnCourse Learning, eDriving, Compliance Solutions Strategies, Cisive Corp, and WilsonHCG, and serves as a member of the University of Chicago Harris School’s Visiting committee.
Mr. Marden holds a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University, completed Ph.D. coursework at University of Chicago, and received a master’s degree from the University of Chicago’s Harris School.