Marc Lore is the Co-founder and CEO of Quidsi, Inc., the parent company of Ecommerce Websites Diapers.com, Soap.com, Wag.com and Yoyo.com. The company was founded in 2005 and sold to Amazon in 2011 for $550 million. Marc was also the Co-founder and CEO of The Pit, Inc., an Internet market-making collectible company constructed as an alternative to eBay that was sold to the Topps Company in 2001.
Marc has received a plethora of industry awards, such as, E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year regional winner, Fortunes “smartest people in technology” and The Sunday Times Magazine of London as one of Britain's "new high-tech entrepreneurs and whiz kids."
Prior to being a serial entrepreneur, Marc held various investment banking positions, including Executive Vice President of Sanwa International Bank in London where he was head of the bank's Risk Management Division and Vice President of Emerging Markets Risk Management at Credit Suisse First Boston.
Marc graduated from Bucknell University, where he received a BA in Business Management/Economics, cum laude, and is currently on leave from the Wharton School of Business MBA program.
It’s good to be the chief executive officer of a company that’s about to ship 500 million diapers in a single year. For one thing, you get to drive a golf cart as fast as you want in your new 1,250,000-square-foot warehouse.