Mari is a strong operational executive with over seventeen years of experience in both Fortune 500 companies and private start-ups. She has a successful track record of driving corporate and business development, sales and marketing, channel management and product management efforts.
Prior to becoming part of the founding team at CloudPrime, Mari was at McNamee Lawrence & Co. Mari had been a member of the leadership team at Slam Dunk Networks, a privately funded network services and software company whose assets were acquired by CloudPrime Inc. in 2009. As Chief Operating Officer she was responsible for day to day operations, including direct sales, product management, customer support, and network operations. Additionally, she was responsible for the oversight of alliances with strategic partners including VeriSign, Unisys, and IBM. Mari joined Slam Dunk Networks from Critical Path, a global leader in digital communications software and services. As Executive Vice President of worldwide sales, professional services, and business development, Mari was responsible for all of Critical Path's customer-facing activities. Mari also led the corporate development efforts which resulted in several acquisitions, including Fabrik Communications, Amplitude, Isocor and PeerLogic Software.
Previous to her start-up experience, Mari spent a decade with AT&T and Pacific Bell where she had increasingly responsible roles in development, sales and marketing, product management and business development. Mari has a High-Tech MBA from Northeastern University and a BS degree in CMS/MIS from Clarkson University.