Francine Anthony is the head of Global Partner Marketing at Sitecore, the global leader in digital experience management software. Partners are essential to Sitecore's business, and Francine is responsible for driving Sitecore's go-to-market strategy with strategic partners across the globe. Prior to Sitecore, Francine held alliance, channel, and partner marketing leadership positions with top Fortune companies, including Microsoft, IBM, and HP, as well as with mid-size companies and startups. With this breadth of experience, Francine has built partner programs from scratch, grown existing programs to new heights - including new areas of focus, such as mobile, AI, and ML - and supported record pipeline and revenue growth through partners. As an advocate for groups who are underrepresented in STEM, Francine serves as a mentor for Girls Inc., Oakland and for young women in her network. She has championed Sitecore's engagement as a sponsor of the #movethedial global conference, and she is the creator of the Sitecore Symposium #movethedial Women in Digital and Technology session. Francine is also on several non-profit boards – including Heifer International and runs half marathons. She received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from Stanford University. She is lucky to have a supportive husband and both he and her 11 year old son, join and support her in all endeavors.
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