About Marc Fischer
Marc Fischer is the CEO and co-founder of Dogtown Media, a mobile technology studio based in Venice Beach, Calif., which was named by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing companies in America. He has more than a decade of experience designing, developing and launching digital products for tech startups and Fortune 500 companies, including Lexus, Google and CitiBank as well as the United Nations.
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