Marie is the author of "One Perfect Pitch, how to sell your idea, your product, your business or yourself" published at McGraw-Hill.
Born in South Korea, she grew up in Normandy. Fascinated by the adventures found in her reading fairy tales, she embraced early on a career in journalism to go on her own adventures.
She started working in Brussels, for Radio France and then travelled to New Delhi and Shanghai, for major news publications (RFI, BBC World Service) as a Foreign Correspondent.
After the Beijing games in 2008, she moved to Silicon Valley and helped startup CEOs mine their stories. She coached founders and business executives, to pitch and raise +50M dollars in funding with Silicon Valley investors.
She has also worked with technology, education, and e-commerce companies. She specialized in training their executives on how to pitch their ideas to B2B and B2C audiences, or get buy-in from their teams in matrixed environments.
Her passion is to find uncovered stories and engage audiences with practical and creative ideas.
She is a dual French-American citizen.
When she is not working, she is training and competing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. She also trained Krav Maga.
She is married, has a daughter and currently lives in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.