Senior Manager, Marketing Enablement Team, Red Hat
Mary Blanks leads Red Hat's global Marketing Capabilities and Enablement team in the development of strategy to enable over 1,000 marketers to power marketing campaigns using a comprehensive technology stack and processes designed to help them execute efficiently and effectively. She has been a marketer for as long as she can remember, starting with brainstorming ideas with her dad to promote her family's restaurant business in the Virginia mountains. After college, she joined Ecolab, ultimately managing the global marketing team for the International Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) business. Prior to joining Red Hat, she launched her own marketing consulting firm, Aubergine Creative, where she helped create and activate marketing strategies into plans that could be executed by marketers and non-marketers alike.