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Michael Marcotte

Founder, Chairman and CEO

artius.iD


Michael Marcotte
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Michael Marcotte’s Biography

Michael Marcotte, also known as Mike F. Marcotte, has served on the boards of some of the world's largest and most influential businesses, intra- and inter-governmental organizations, and charities.

Today, he splits his time between advising CEOs of multinational corporations, senior figures in international government, defence circles, and major players in the global financial ecosystem on technology and geopolitical threats around the globe – alongside managing his own private investment portfolio.

He is Chairman and Founder of artius.iD, the enterprise-grade cybersecurity and identity company which develops solutions for the world’s largest corporations. Mike is also Chairman of Artius Global Group, his privately held multinational investment vehicle, which holds stakes in diverse companies, including high-growth pre-IPO technology start-ups and established global businesses.

He previously served as Global CIO and Global CDO of the EchoStar family of companies. EchoStar is one of the world’s largest satellite communications and Internet services companies, operating a fleet...
Michael Marcotte, also known as Mike F. Marcotte, has served on the boards of some of the world's largest and most influential businesses, intra- and inter-governmental organizations, and charities.

Today, he splits his time between advising CEOs of multinational corporations, senior figures in international government, defence circles, and major players in the global financial ecosystem on technology and geopolitical threats around the globe – alongside managing his own private investment portfolio.

He is Chairman and Founder of artius.iD, the enterprise-grade cybersecurity and identity company which develops solutions for the world’s largest corporations. Mike is also Chairman of Artius Global Group, his privately held multinational investment vehicle, which holds stakes in diverse companies, including high-growth pre-IPO technology start-ups and established global businesses.

He previously served as Global CIO and Global CDO of the EchoStar family of companies. EchoStar is one of the world’s largest satellite communications and Internet services companies, operating a fleet of geostationary communications satellites globally. Its satellites were launched from spaceports around the world in partnership with government and private-sector partners, such as ESA, SpaceX, and Lockheed Martin.

He is co-founder of the National Cybersecurity Center (NCC) and was Chairman of its Rapid Response Center. He has also served as a board member at the Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT).

He has held various positions across the corporate world, including at Bye Aerospace, a manufacturer of electric light aircraft and UAVs.

He is a supporter of youth empowerment charity Rite of Passage and More Too Life, a human trafficking prevention organization.

He is one of the world's most accomplished aerobatic aviators and won NASA's Engineering Excellence Award (twice) and the US Air Force Award of Engineering Excellence.
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Michael Marcotte’s Newsfeed

AI deepfakes are wreaking havoc on an unprepared financial industry

Michael Marcotte, CEO of artius.ID, warns about the risks from generative AI and deepfakes.

Governments are incapable of preventing deepfakes

Michael Marcotte, previous Global CIO, Global CDO and President (Hughes Cloud Services) at EchoStar, urges executives to double their investment in developing proactive deepfake verification systems.

Michael Marcotte’s Background

artius.iD
Founder, Chairman and CEO
Feb 2023 - Present
artius.iD is an enterprise-grade cybersecurity and digital identity company which develops solutions for the world’s largest corporations.
 
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Artius Global Group
Chairman and CEO
Sep 2023 - Present
Artius Global Group is a privately held multinational global investment vehicle which holds stakes in diverse companies, including high-growth pre-IPO technology start-ups and large, established global businesses.
 
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Michael Marcotte’s Gallery

Other Business Interests

New Republic Studios logo New Republic Studios logo
New Republic Studios
Partner
Jul 2017 - Jun 2023
Austin, TX, USA
New Republic Studios is a state-of-the-art, multi-purpose production facility located in Austin, Texas.
 

Current Board Positions

Pod Foods
Board Member
Feb 2023 - Present
Austin, TX, USA
Pod Foods is an innovative B2B distribution platform, which combines expertise in retail and supply chain across the US.
 
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Livens Spatium
Board Member and Executive in Residence
Jan 2020 - Present
 
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Previous Board Positions

Bye Aerospace
Board Member
Jan 2009 - Apr 2022
Bye Aerospace is an aircraft manufacturer specializing in all-electric light aircraft and UAVs.
 
National Cybersecurity Center
Co-Founder and Co-Founding Board Member
Jul 2012 - Sep 2019
Colorado Springs, CO, USA
The National Cybersecurity Center is a critical public-private organization committed to advancing cybersecurity leadership, collaboration, and education across the US.
 
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Media

Town Hall Meeting: A.I. - The Pace of Change
Video
Seattle, WA, USA
Michael Marcotte and Court Lorenzini, founder of DocuSign, discuss Artificial Intelligence technology and the issues surrounding its implementation.
 

Awards & Recognition

 
 
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Specialist Courses

Federal Aviation Administration
Aircraft Pilot
Feb 1987
 
U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. Coast Guard Licence
Feb 2008
 

Charitable Interests

More Too Life
Director
Jan 2024 - Present
More Too Life is a human trafficking prevention and identity discovery organization.
 
Combat Connect
Member of the Board
Mar 2022 - Present
Combat Connect is a charity dedicated to supporting current and veteran U.S. military personnel, first responders, and other frontline workers, along with their families. Founded in December 2020, this faith-based, non-profit organization focuses on providing a range of services aimed at assisting these individuals through various challenges related to their professional and personal lives.
 
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