Marietta Colston-Davis

Mother, Mentor, Technologist, Community Supporter and Philanthrapist

Marietta Colston-Davis is a seasoned sales executive with an extensive career in the technology industry. She held high impact positions at IBM, Lotus Development, Ameritech, and Tata Consulting, and most recently served as Vice President of U.S. Dynamics at Microsoft Corporation as the highest ranking African American in North America and Latin America. Davis led an organization of more than 400 sales, marketing and technical experts serving Microsoft’s business customers with Dynamics ERP and CRM Solutions. While at Microsoft, Davis successfully managed and grew multiple businesses to $1B and triple digit growth milestones. Her diverse leadership portfolio extends to mentoring strong leaders into key roles and acting in an advisory capacity to incubation and small startups. Davis currently sits on the National Board of Youth Villages, a private nonprofit organization dedicated to helping more than 23,000 emotionally and behaviorally troubled children and their families each year across 20 states and Washington, D.C. In July 2017 she was selected as the first female Board Member of SharpSpring, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHSP), a hyper growth, highly-rated global provider of affordable marketing automation delivered via a cloud-based Software-as-a Service (SaaS) platform. A graduate of Bradley University, she also holds an MBA from Loyola University and executive certificates from the Harvard Business School. Joining Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., as a legacy member while at Bradley, she continues to support the organization through mentorship and community activism. In 2015 Davis was inducted into the Spelman College “Game Changer” Hall of Fame for her impact as a technology leader. She is a sought-after speaker on leadership topics with appearances at Morehouse College, Georgia Tech, Women in Technology, and gave a keynote address at the 2015 Iowa Women Lead Change conference. A published author, Davis has written for the Huffington Post and Thrive Global.
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