Alfred Marcus teaches and holds a faculty position in the Technological Leadership Institute (TLI) in the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota. He is the author of Managing Strategic Uncertainty: Booms and Busts in the Energy Industry. His previous book, Innovations in Sustainability: Fuel and Food, won the prestigious Academy of Management ONE Outstanding Book Award in 2016. That year he also published The Future of Technology Management and the Business Environment: Lessons on Innovation, Disruption, and Strategy Execution.
Marcus has consulted with numerous major corporations and has received grants from government agencies. His bachelor's and master's degrees are from the University of Chicago and his PhD is from Harvard University.