Brand Strategist, General Story Dude, Wildstory
Marc Gutman is a storyteller, entrepreneur, adventurer, and idealist. He’s also a friend of beer, coffee, water, wind, waves, beaches, mountains, & snow. But most importantly, Marc loves stories. Marc has held several positions in the story business. He’s served as Story Editor for Oliver Stone’s Illusion Entertainment, and written stories and screenplays for Oliver Stone, Warner Bros., and 20th Century Fox. In addition to his time in Hollywood, Marc itched the entrepreneurial scratch by founding a multimillion dollar tech company in Boulder, Colorado. Today, Marc focuses his energy on Wildstory. A strategic brand story and content studio that helps the world see what their clients see. He’s passionate about helping visionary companies stand out from the crowd and harness their most valuable, ownable asset: their story. Wildstory has worked with brands like Thor Industries, Airstream, El Cap, Planet Granite, Earth Treks, Movement, Inboard, Outward Bound School, and First Descents. Marc is also the host of the Baby Got Backstory podcast delving into the story behind great brands such as Priceline.com, Ugg, Build-A-Bear Workshop, Kswiss, and the State of Colorado Outdoor Recreation Office. In addition, even though he is terrified of being on the mic, Marc recently performed his own, original stand-up comedy set at Caroline’s on Broadway in NYC. Marc lives outside of Boulder, CO with his saintly wife and three dirty kids. He is an active board member of EO Colorado and is a member of the Boulder Economic Council. Marc graduated with a degree in English Literature from the University of Michigan and has held just about every job imaginable from TCBY to working with an Academy Award winning director. When not obsessing about story, you can find Marc on a bike, snowboard, sailboat, airplane, beach, summit, kiteboard, chairlift, or brewery.