Diane Marcou

Diane Marcou

Diane Marcou is an independent financial consultant who provides interim financial leadership to early stage companies. Working with start-up companies for many years, Ms. Marcou has applied her strategic planning and leadership capabilities to identify, implement and improve business systems, create operating plans and support growth. She has helped her clients raise hundreds of millions of dollars in equity and debt financing, mergers and acquisitions and strategic partnerships.

Marcou has provided financial and strategic advisory services to a number of venture-backed technology and life sciences companies, including Fractyl Laboratories, TARIS Biomedical, Cytrellis Biosystems, Boston Microfluidics, T2 Biosystems and Topera Medical. For more than 25 years working across private and public sector organizations, she has consistently built effective teams, strengthened relationships with investors, partners, customers and employees, secured funding and negotiated critical business agreements.

Prior to working as an independent financial consultant, Marcou was Chief Financial Officer and VP of Finance and Administration for Incentive Systems (dba Centive), a privately held venture-funded software company, and Chief Financial Officer at Workgroup Technology, a publicly traded software company with domestic and international operations. Ms. Marcou earned her CPA at PricewaterhouseCoopers (formerly Coopers & Lybrand) and graduated summa cum laude with a BS in Business Administration from Boston College.

Marcou volunteers as treasurer for several non-profit organizations and serves on the board of directors for Plowshares Education Development Center.