Marc Eichenberger

Associate Vice President and Chief Business Development and Innovation Officer
Phone: (603) 862-5446
Office: 21 Madbury Rd., Suite 101 Durham, NH 03824

Marc Eichenberger is the Associate Vice President and Chief Business Development and Innovation Officer at the University of New Hampshire and the Managing Director of UNHInnovation. He brings a wealth of experience in bridging the corporate and university ecosystems, intellectual property (IP) commercialization and business development.

In his most recent role before joining UNH, Marc help launch venture creation company, Allied Minds. As second employee and serving as the company’s chief operating officer, over 10 years he helped grow this start-up from inception to a public company. Allied Minds commercializes IP from leading US universities, national labs and corporations. The company forms, funds and operates a portfolio of companies based on this IP with the objective of delivering attractive long-term returns to investors and stakeholders.

Marc’s experiences in innovation span both life sciences and technology and cut across all functional areas. In addition to leading the company’s operations, he personally closed a number of partnerships with companies around the globe. 

Prior to helping found Allied Minds, Marc spent over a decade in management consulting mostly with AT Kearney. There he advised mid-size and Fortune 500 companies on a variety of strategy, operations and supply chain issues. His clients represented a spectrum of aerospace, high-technology,  services and industrial companies. 

Marc graduated with a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).