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Marc Ferrari

Marc Ferrari is an American musician, author, entrepreneur and investor. He is best known for his work as a guitar player in the 80s and 90s rock bands Keel, Cold Sweat, and Medicine Wheel. An in-demand writer, he also co-authored the track “5 Card Stud” with original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley’s on Frehley’s solo release “Trouble Walking.” In fact, he is credited in over 125 film and television soundtracks. In 2002, Ferrari authored the book, “Rock Star 101: A Rock Star's Guide to Survival and Success in the Music Business,” considered to be one of the most authoritative books on the subject. In the early 1990s, Ferrari founded MasterSource, a company that produced and licensed original music for television and film soundtracks and other media. The company was acquired by Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) in 2007. Ferrari then worked as a senior executive at UMPG, serving as a division President from 2007 until 2012. Ferrari currently advises and invests in media and technology startups and is an active member of the Tech Coast Angels network.