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Marcus Glover

Southbox Ventures
Marcus Glover has created ventures with some of the world’s most beloved celebrities including the Muhammad Ali, GOAT Snack food company in partnership with Masterfoods/ M&M's; The S.Carter Footwear Company a partnership between Jay-Z and Reebok; Ekocycle sustainable apparel, a partnership between the Coca-Cola Company and will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas; TRUKFIT, skate apparel company, an apparel venture with Lil Wayne. Over the years Marcus has not only consulted entertainers and athletes including; Alicia Keys, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, 50 Cent, Shakira, The Black Eyed Peas, Kobe Bryant, Ray Lewis, Peyton Manning, Rihanna, Allen Iverson, Eli Manning, he has upheld a deep commitment to social justice and criminal justice reform. Marcus is a volunteer yoga and meditation instructor leading juvenile programs at Riker’s Island Prison and also serves on the board of directors of LiberationPrisonYoga.org. In addition to his work behind bars as a yoga and meditation instructor, Marcus also mentors incarcerated men, women and youth as a board member of the New York Tri State Board of Directors for DefyVentures.org. Marcus began his career working with global advertising and marketing agencies such as Fallon, BBDO, Arnell Group and UniWorld Group where he handled accounts ranging from United Airlines, Miller Brewing, Pepsi-Cola, McDonald’s, Reebok, NBA, NFL, Adidas, Ford, Mercedes Benz and a host of others. During his tenure in advertising he managed more than $500 Million in corporate advertising spending. Presently, Marcus is devoted to investing, and advising early stage ventures through Southbox Ventures which he co-founded and leads.