Mark Rucci

Director of Platform Strategy, Rise of the Rest Seed Fund


Mark Rucci is the Director of Platform Strategy of the Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. He joined Revolution in 2018.

Prior to joining the firm, Mark was a Business Analyst at Deloitte Consulting focusing on innovation and customer strategy based in Washington, DC. While at Deloitte, Mark helped civilian, national security, and private sector clients build the capacity to become more innovative through the use of prize design, grand challenges, segmentation, and workforce strategy. During this time, Mark was named a Social Impact Fellow where he supported a social enterprise client in Pune, India develop meaningful behavioral public policy programs related to sanitation and public health.

Mark has published papers with Oxfam International, the European Commission, and the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion at the London School of Economics on the subject of economic inequality, poverty, and creating more equal societies.

Mark graduated cum laude from the University of Delaware with a B.A. in Public Policy and M.P.A. specializing in Policy Analysis. He subsequently received an MSc with Merit in Social & Economic Inequality from the London School of Economics.

The work of Rise of the Rest easily demonstrates that the way out of our country’s most complex economic and political challenges is investing time and resources into diverse groups of people with a commitment to their local communities.