Marcus works at Emerson and has a bachelor's degree in economics. Marcus is an emerging figure in the investment banking at Emerson Collective and said that computer science plays a daily role in his life. “I would loved to have learned how to code in high-school, it is never a disadvantage,” he said. Marcus also mentioned that banks and business ventures are extremely interested in investing in the hackspace. Certain departments set aside funding and jobs for recruitment at hackathons. Marcus serves as an example of how all aspects of the economy strive to get involved in the hackspace.