Marc Gibson

Assistant Vice Chancellor, Corporate & Foundation Engagement

Marc Gibson joined the University of Tennessee in 2009.  He oversees UT’s campus-wide strategy for engaging industry and is responsible for developing and maintaining the University’s key corporate partnerships.  He works closely with staff and faculty of the University’s 11 colleges, research centers, institutes, the UT Research Foundation and other corporate entry points on campus to connect industry needs to university resources. He also acts as a bridge to Oak Ridge National Laboratory and helps maximize potential by fostering three-way partnership discussions.

Prior to UT, Gibson spent almost six years with IMG as the director of new business development at the Vol Network, helping oversee sponsorship and multimedia rights for Tennessee athletics.  Gibson also spent two years at the University of Louisville as the associate director of athletic development and two years at the University of Kansas as the associate director of corporate marketing.   He earned his B.S. from Western Carolina University and his M.S. from the University of Tennessee.