Marvin Lopez - Principal

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Marvin brings a unique background and set of skills, including over 15 years successfully leading and managing university recruiting and diversity programs at organizations as varied as PG&E, Intuit and AMD. Marvin began his career in software development and management, even coded at one time, and along the way found a passion for discovering and developing university talent. While at Intuit, he led the #1 intern program in the country in 2012, according to InternshipKing.com. He also brings a lifelong commitment to diversity and an extensive network of contacts in organizations such as SHPE (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers) and the MESA (Mathematics, Engineering Science Achievement) program of the University of California.

Marvin had an extensive career in application development, managing increasingly critical systems and teams at PG&E. Along the way, Marvin found a passion for discovering and developing talent as well as championing diversity and inclusion. Over the past 15 years, he has followed this passion by taking on a number of global leadership roles in university relations and diversity programs at organizations as diverse as PG&E, Intuit and AMD. Throughout his career, Marvin has remained committed to giving back to the community, in particular first-generation and under-represented university students. Marvin shares his time and leadership expertise with MESA and SHPE students at universities such as San Jose State and UC Berkeley.

Marvin grew up in the Los Angeles area and graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Engineering; he also holds a Certificate of Business Administration from UC Berkeley Extension.He recently graduated from the Latino Board Leadership Academy of Silicon Valley and serves on the board of Opera Cultura in San Jose.

Marvin resides in Walnut Creek with his wife, Jill, a scientist at Genentech. In his spare time, Marvin travels the world, hikes and avidly follows UCLA sports.