Marc Lavallee

  • Director/Journalism
  • Knight Foundation

Marc is the director of technology product and strategy for the journalism program at Knight Foundation. Marc brings more than two decades of experience as a software developer and technology executive in the journalism industry to this role.

Prior to joining Knight, Marc worked at The New York Times for over a decade, where he led cross-functional teams of developers, designers and product strategists in the newsroom and on the business side. In 2016, Marc launched a new research and development unit focused on applying emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and 5G in the service of journalism.

Previously, he was a software developer and technology architect at various news organizations, including NPR, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe and National Journal.