The Sam and Nancy Altschuler Faculty Fellow, Bornstein Endowed Faculty Fellow, Professor & Faculty Director, MS in Innovation
Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
Master of Science in the Management of Technology, University of Pennsylvania and The Wharton School, Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Professor Marion is the founder of Flashpoint Development Inc., where he has been since 2004. It is a boutique product development consulting firm. Prior to that he served as Co-founder and Chief Development Officer of Innovation Factory Inc. and New Model Project Manager at Visteon Corporation. Both positions focused on new product development in the technology sector.
Professor Marion has over twenty years of experience in the design and launch of new technology products. He began his career at Ford Motor Company and Visteon Corporation where he was a Lead Engineer in electronics development and launch. After co-founding the consumer products company Innovation Factory in 2001, he founded FlashPoint Development, a boutique design and engineering firm where he headed development of consumer and technology products. He currently consults with technology firms on innovation processes and implementation. Professor Marion joined Northeastern in 2007, where he developed core graduate courses for the new School of Technological Entrepreneurship. In 2013, he lead the development and launch of the new Masters of Science in Innovation program. He is currently the faculty director of the MSc Innovation programs. His executive education classes include design thinking, lean innovation, rapid concept development and design, emerging technologies, and corporate entrepreneurship. More information can be found on Professor Marion’s personal Website: www.tuckerjmarion.com.
- Tier 1 Grant funding awarded by Northeastern University Provost Office for the 2012-2013 academic year. Research Frontiers in Healthcare Mass Customization for Personalization of Diagnosis, Care and Cure.
- CBA Strategic Research Initiative Award, 2011, $20,000.
- Received National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance (NCIIA) grant for “Accelerating Student E-Team New Venture Creation through the Application of Industrial Design and Structured Seed Funding,” $9,000.00 planning grant, 9/21/10. PI.