Marlon Nichols is a managing partner at Cross Culture Ventures (CCV), an early stage venture capital firm with a focus on cultural investing (global trends and shifts in consumer behavior). Before co-founding CCV, Marlon was an investment director at Intel Capital where he completed his Kauffman Fellowship. Prior to his time in venture capital, Marlon led successful careers in software and strategy consulting in the technology, private equity, media and entertainment sectors. Marlon advises on the board of directors for LISNR, mSurvey, Ready Responders, MessageYes, Shottracker, and Wonderschool. Marlon earned a BS in MIS from Northeastern University and a MBA from Cornell University.