Magda Marquet

Magda Marquet

Magda Marquet

Co-Founder And CO-CEO, Alma Life Sciences LLC

SD 500 recap: Magda Marquet is one of the architects of the local life science sector. She and her husband, Francois Ferre, co-founded Althea Technologies, which they built into the region’s largest contract manufacturer before selling it in 2014. She also founded AltheaDx, a precision medicine company. She and Ferre operate an early stage investment firm, ALMA Life Sciences LLC, focused on life science companies in San Diego. Alma’s portfolio includes more than 20 companies. Marquet is director emeritus of Biocom and chairs the UCSD Moores Cancer Center and is a board member of the San Diego Regional EDC and the Kyoto Prize Symposium Organization.

ALMA MATER

INSA/University of Toulouse

NOTEWORTHY

She was the first woman inducted into the Connect Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.