Director of Corporate Relations and Philanthropy
marcel [dot] badart [at] engineering [dot] ucsb [dot] edu
Marcel Badart is the Director of Corporate Relations and Philanthropy for the College of Engineering and the Division of the Sciences at UC Santa Barbara. In that role, he works to identify corporations and corporate foundations that are interested in supporting scholarships, fellowships, endowed chairs, and other initiatives intended to drive the next wave of innovation.
Marcel is a seasoned business-development and business-alliances manager experienced in building strategic relationships for such technology companies as Microsoft and Esri. Directly before joining UCSB, he was Strategic Alliances Director for an early-stage company that delivers next-generation, cloud-based e-commerce and customer-experience services. Marcel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.