Marianne Schrode is President of Alliance Engine a company established July 2019 to accelerate growth through never imagined partnerships. Whether building an internal alliance capability or managing a constellation of alliances, Alliance Engine provide economies of sale through partnerships between diverse stakeholders that will generate economies of scale. We identify, develop and monetize relationships that add value and power your growth.

Marianne was employed by Dassault Systèmes 2004 – June 2019, but a strategic partner to DS since 1991. Marianne was Vice President Global Affairs. She was responsible for developing business relationships with channels of industry companies, opinion leaders, and C-level executives. She began her career as an Educator but transitioned to the computer and transformation industry in 1983, enjoying work at Wang Laboratories, Digital Equipment, EDS, and IBM. Marianne has been in the Automotive Industry the majority of her career with responsibility for Automotive Tier 1 Suppliers and Global OEM’s. She has had positions in Sales, Business Development, Marketing, Organizational Leadership and Industry Global Affairs.

She is an Executive Board Member of the Automotive Hall of Fame, a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers Detroit Section Global Leadership Conference Committee, involved with the Henry Ford Health System Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology, “Eyes On Design” since 2005, and was an Executive Board Member at the Michigan Science Center from 2000 – 2017.