Marianne founded Acacia in 2001 with one goal in mind, to deliver world-class marketing solutions that deliver real business results for clients. Since then, Marianne has been working with industry-leading companies to create and choreograph strategic demand generation and event marketing programs.
Prior to founding Acacia, Marianne was the Director of Integrated Marketing Programs at Idiom Technologies, a start-up company specializing in globalization software. Before Idiom, Marianne was Director of Marketing Communications for IBM Mindspan Solutions where she led the launch team that introduced their eLearning solution to the global market. Marianne was also an Industry Marketing Manager at Lotus focusing on developing vertical industries globally and she managed the Event Marketing Department for Lotus where she created Lotusphere, the company’s annual user conference with over 10,000 attendees and exhibitors