13 June 2012

Meet Marne Levine,Vice President, Global Public Policy-Facebook, and speaker at the UNconvention

Marne Levine

Marne Levine will be a keynote speaker at the UNconvention on the 26th of June from 16:00. In her role as Vice President, Global Public Policy-Facebook, Marne manages the company’s global public policy strategy, working with governments and non-governmental organizations to foster understanding and support for Facebook’s innovative technology. Marne joined Facebook from the Obama Administration, where she served as Chief of Staff of the National Economic Council (NEC) at the White House and Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy. Here she helped coordinate the development of domestic and international economic policy and strategies for communicating these policies to stakeholders. 

During the presidential transition, she served as a member of the Agency Review Team for the Department of Treasury and as an advisor to President-elect Obama’s economic team. From 2001-2003, Marneserved as Chief of Staff for Harvard University President Larry Summers.  In this role, she helped manage the operations of the University with over 14,000 employees and a $2.4 billion operating budget. Previously, Marnewas Director of Product Management for Revolution Money, a new payment network, where she helped launch an online peer-to-peer payment platform and managed its privacy and compliance issues.  The company was successfully sold to American Express.   Prior to Revolution Money,Marne was Director of Business Development and Strategy at Cibernet Corporation, where she completed a competitive assessment and feasibility study for a new mobile payments platform.

Marnebegan her career in 1993 at the United States Department of Treasury under President Bill Clinton where she held a number of leadership positions. As Deputy Assistant Secretary for Banking and Finance, she was the principal strategic and legislative advisor on domestic finance, consumer protection, and community development policy.  She also served as Director of the Office of Legislative Affairs and Public Liaison and as Deputy Director of Scheduling and Advance. Marne holds a B.A. in political science and communications fromMiamiUniversityand an M.B.A. from theHarvardBusinessSchool.  She resides inWashington,DCwith her husband and two sons. She has been active in civic and philanthropic organizations and served from 2005-2008 on the board of LIFT, a non-profit that mobilizes college students to combat poverty and expand opportunities for all Americans.  In 2011, she was elected to the Board of Directors of the Urban Institute where she currently still serves.

 

Come to meet Marne Levine and many other inspiring personalities by joining us at the UNconvention. To reserve your chance to participate, do so by registering on our website as soon as possible. The event is getting ever closer and less than 100 tickets are left for each category.