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Marc Porat is an entrepreneur in information technologies and sustainable materials. He is Chairman of Serious Materials, a manufacturer of sustainable building materials. He also founded CalStar and Zeta Communities Calstar
He is best known for his doctoral work at Stanford University in which he created measures of the information economy. He then worked for the US Department of Commerce and served as director of the Aspen Institute. A mobile project he helped develop while at Apple Computer was spun off into a new company, General Magic which he co-founded.
- Porat, Mark Uri (May 1977). The Information Economy: Definition and Measurement. Washington, DC: United States Department of Commerce. OCLC 5184933.
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