Dana Marquardt

Dana has over 8 years of experience in fields ranging from business development to content, project and relationship management in Europe, Africa and Latin America. Prior to starting her MBA at IE in September, Dana was Head of Investor Relations at Infusive, a start-up research & investment company dedicated to the consumer goods space. Prior to this, Dana ran Business Development for a large education technology firm in Mexico where she built relationships with strategic domestic and international partners. Before that, she worked at the World Economic Forum in Geneva, Switzerland where she engaged senior African private and public sector leaders in the Forum’s initiatives and the Annual Meetings in Davos and South Africa. Dana grew up in Luxembourg, Belgium and Switzerland, graduated from New York University and is fluent in three languages. While in Mexico, Dana also co-founded the co-working space Impact HUB to boost the local entrepreneurial ecosystem and ran a lean-in circle for Mexican and expat women. In her free time she loves to play tennis, ski and go for long runs.