From 2007-2009, Marianne represented Epsilen on behalf of The New York Times Company. Prior to joining The New York Times as an Education Manager in 2003, Marianne was Eastern Regional Sales Director for Mascot Network, a first-wave internet company that provided secure customized portals to over 100 colleges and universities, including Columbia University, Providence College, and the University of Arizona. In 2002, Mascot's software platform was sold to a company that provides intranet communities to hospitals and universities.
Marianne began her career at Forbes, Inc., where she was Senior Acquisitions Editor for Forbes Custom Publishing. Forbes sold its Custom Publishing business and titles to Thomson Learning in 2000. She is a graduate of Connecticut College in New London, where she studied English Literature and Art History.