Mary Marks is a senior marketing and program management executive with a wealth of experience in forging successful, profitable partnerships with corporations, organizations, and professional associations. She has a proven track record of identifying, developing, and cultivating global partnership strategies with industry-leading companies such as Microsoft, SAP, Cisco, IBM, and Oracle, to create awareness, launch new products, and generate leads. Marks is an expert pipeline builder and has planned and executed successful direct mail and integrated partner marketing campaigns that have broken records and achieved a 64% response rate.
Her background includes a Graduate Certificate from the University of Washington and an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business. Prior to her current role as a Brand Marketing Manager at Simplicity Consulting at F5, Marks served as a consultant Business Program Manager and Partner Marketing Manager at Microsoft, Alliance Marketing Manager at SUSE, Solutions Marketing, US Enterprise at Concur, and Strategic Alliance Marketing Manager at OpenText. She has also worked as a faculty member and taught Business Technology at Walla Walla Community College.
Marks' organizational style is marked by her high energy, tenacity, and dedication to balancing practical business acumen with a creative drive to envision what is truly possible. Her key achievements include breaking lead generation records, deploying successful direct mail and integrated partner marketing campaigns, building successful public/private partnerships, and launching and delivering the Microsoft Office Green program.