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Jason Sydow

PhD '99

QuestMark Partners (Baltimore, MD)


Dr. Sydow joined QuestMark in 2007 as Principal, focused on IT, hardware, semiconductor, clean tech and media companies. Prior to joining QuestMark, he led licensing and new company formation for engineering and physical sciences in the tech transfer office of Arizona State University. Previously, he was the general manager for medical batteries at EaglePicher Technologies, an energy storage company. Initially, he worked 4 years at The Boston Consulting Group as a consultant and project leader. Jason enjoys spending time with his wife and four children as well as following the Formula 1 Series.


Dr. Sydow received his Ph.D. in Physics from Cornell University in 1999, is a Marshall Scholar earning an M.Phil. from the University of Strathclyde, and is a graduate of the University of Virginia.

Board Affiliations

He currently serves or is an observer on the board of directors of RF Code, Enpirion, and the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurialism – Baltimore.