Marlene Williamson

Chief Marketing Officer

Marlene Williamson is BigMachines’ Chief Marketing Officer where she has responsibility for building demand and awareness of the company’s solutions. Previously, Marlene was Vice President of Global Marketing at Hitachi Global Storage Technologies. Marlene has been a Vice President of Marketing at Ericsson, Symantec, Polycom, IBM, Acer and Apple.

Marlene was named "Marketer of the Year" by the American Marketing Association, "Woman of Influence" by the San Jose Business Journal, Outstanding Female Executive in Silicon Valley by the YWCA and is on the Board of Directors for the Association for Corporate Growth & The CMO Council. She was also named Partner of the Year by Yahoo and Innovator of the Year by Google. She is a founding member of the Silicon Valley Professional Area Networking Group for Women. She is a frequent speaker on high tech marketing at international marketing & business strategy events.

She has an MBA in Marketing from DePaul University and a BS in Journalism from Ohio University. Marlene lives in the San Francisco bay area with her husband and two daughters.