Marc Kirschner is the Co-Founder and Head of Product and Innovation for Marquee TV, an on-demand streaming platform dedicated to global arts and culture. Specializing in the platform’s digital audience and revenue development, Kirschner takes lead on leveraging new technologies to benefit Marquee TV’s rapidly growing content partnership base, which currently includes the Royal Shakespeare Company, The New York City Ballet, The Royal Opera House, and many more. Offering his knowledge of machine learning and tech-forward experiential initiatives, Kirschner’s goal is to utilize Marquee TV as a digital extension of the experience of live performing arts, allowing both mediums to flourish.
Previously, he was Founder and CEO of TenduTV, which distributed performing arts programs in over 80 countries via major digital platforms including iTunes, Google Play and Amazon Instant Video, and received innovation support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation and Rockefeller Brothers Fund. He’s frequently been tapped to contribute to articles on emerging trends in the performing arts for well-known outlets such as the Huffington Post, Dance/USA’s “Inside the Green Room” and others.
Kirschner received his MBA from Columbia Business School and a B.S. in Mass Media and Economics from Northwestern University. He lives in New York with his wife Susanna, a former professional dancer, his daughter Aria and dog Daisy.