Marcus Shaw
Chief Executive
The Company Lab

Daytime MBA

Class of 2005

Council Affiliation:

Minority Alumni Advisory Board




Human Resources


Chattanooga, Tennessee


Marcus Shaw is the chief executive at The Company Lab. Previously, he was the director of business development for management leadership for Tomorrow (MLT). MLT prepares high-potential diverse talent to meet the bar for high performance at leading companies and helps its corporate partners improve their diversity recruitment and retention outcomes. Marcus is responsible for sourcing and closing partnerships with organizations that recruit MLT Fellows.
Previously, Marcus spent 10 years in equity research and asset management with both sell-side and buy-side firms. Most recently, Marcus was the head of tech, media, and telecom research at a broker-dealer in Washington, D.C. focused on policy and regulated industries. Prior to that he was a managing analyst at Piedmont Investment Advisors in Durham, North Carolina. His career in finance began with Bank of America as an associate on the Telecom equity research team. Marcus started his career with IBM as an engineer in the Data Networking Practice.
Marcus earned his MBA from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He earned a BS in mathematics from Morehouse College and a BS in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Marcus lives in the Washington, D.C. area with his wife, Maren, and their two children.