Mr. Boucher is a business leader with 30 years’ experience in media. He will act as EVP – Content for MVM following the Exchange. He started his first business in 1991, tapping into the nascent world of the Internet before the emergence of the World Wide Web. During those early Internet years, Marc would create offering a variety of services and which would garner the company the Best Online Service in 1996 at the Canadian Internet Awards.

He would then create the first Canadian Internet Directory and search engine called Maple Square which was subsequently spun out into its own company and licensed to AOL Canada and Canada’s largest Internet service provider at the time, Sympatico. In 2003 he would sell the company.

Through the 90’s and into the early 2000’s Mr. Boucher supported technical initiatives including the InterPlanetary Internet and other IEEE standards.

In 1999, his career trajectory changed when he co-founded SpaceRef, Your Space Reference, a media property focused on space news and which now forms an integral part of MVM.

SpaceRef, along with its website and newsletter, produced a high-quality and well regarded print and digital magazine called Space Quarterly between February 2011 and October 2013.

Mr. Boucher has also supported several not-for-profits over his career providing support as director and other positions with the NASA Ames based Mars Institute and the Canadian Space Commerce Association. He’s also served as an Advisor to Western University’s Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration. Marc currently serves as a member of the Space Entrepreneurship and Investment Committee of the International Astronautical Foundation.

Mr. Boucher completed an Investment Management Certificate in 2016 at the University of Geneva. Marc audited at Concordia University in Montreal before dropping out to begin his entrepreneurial career and is a self-taught programmer. He also attended CEGEP John Abbott College studying business prior to attending Concordia.