Marianne works for Microsoft where since 2014, she became Partner and GM in CEE for the division that leads the Partner network, Corporate Account Sales, and SMB sales and covers a large majority of Microsoft’s sales and marketing for the 33 countries in Central and Eastern Europe.
Marianne brings with her a wealth of relevant IT and Telco industry experience, and worked for more than 15 years closely with Telcos across fixed line and mobile space across Europe, USA and Latin America and since 2005 in the IT industry for Microsoft. Today, she is covering all Microsoft’s technologies and new innovations such as AI, Robotics, Mixed Reality, Biz Applications, Cloud computing together with the 15,000 partners’ ecosystem of Microsoft in Central and Eastern Europe
Marianne graduated from Nijenrode, the Netherlands school of business with a BBA and an MBA and did a post graduate degree at Harvard Business School. Marianne lives in Holland Park, London with her wife and she enjoys going out, seeing art, doing sports (not enough), supporting Diversity and mentoring talented entrepreneurs.
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