Steve Mariotti

Steve J. Mariotti

Founder | Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship

Mr. Mariotti is an award-winning expert on educational strategies to support underserved youth and the founder of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship. A former financial analyst and business executive whose career included work with Ford Motor Company and a successful import and export business, Mr. Mariotti transitioned into teaching in New York City public schools in 1982. His journey to connect with students and teach effectively led him to establish the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, a nonprofit dedicated to giving low-income youth the business skills to create their own paths in life. Since its inception, the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship has served more than 600,000 students across the globe and been the subject of multiple feature documentaries. In recent years, Mr. Mariotti has worked to offer similar curricula to developing regions and incarcerated students. Mr. Mariotti is a blogger for the Huffington Post and the author of numerous books and articles, and he has presented on topics in education at institutions including Harvard, Yale, and the World Economic Forum. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Mr. Mariotti holds both a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration.

Marquis Legacy Video

Mr. Mariotti explains his educational philosophy and programs in a Marquis-produced video.

Who's Who in the World

A national press release celebrates Mr. Mariotti’s inclusion in Who’s Who in the World.

Fortune Magazine

Mr. Mariotti was featured in Fortune Magazine among an exclusive group of Marquis Top Professionals.

Forbes Magazine

Mr. Mariotti was profiled in a full-page feature for Forbes Magazine as a Marquis Who’s Who Top Exeuctive.

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Marquis Insight Magazine

Mr. Mariotti reflects on his career journey and next steps in the inaugural edition of Marquis Insight Magazine.

Marquis Radio

Mr. Mariotti talks about his latest book, “Goodbye Homeboy: How My Students Drove Me Crazy and Inspired A Movement,” in an interview for Marquis Radio.

Delta Sky Magazine

Mr. Mariotti appeared in an issue of Delta Sky magazine as one of a select group of Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award winners.

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Marquis Millennium Magazine

Mr. Mariotti’s professional biography and career journey are featured in an edition of Marquis Millennium magazine.

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Wall Street Journal

Mr. Mariotti’s selection for the prestigious Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award was featured in a Wall Street Journal spread.

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Lifetime Achievement Award

Mr. Mariotti’s distinguished career and history of educational outreach earned him the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. A national press release celebrates the occasion.

Marquis Newsletter

Mr. Mariotti provides updates on his career and future plans for Marquis newsletter readers.

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