Marie Africa


Marie is a seasoned Customer Success and Account Management professional turned go-to-market leadership recruiter. Prior to SwingSearch, Marie was at Gartner and CEB partnering with B2B SaaS startups and Fortune 100 Enterprises. Clients love Marie’s wealth of knowledge on all things go-to-market (Customer Success, Sales, Marketing, Operations, and beyond) and that she is proactive, engaging, and truly feels like part of their team.

Marie was born in the Philippines and has lived in the Bay Area since she was 5. Marie resides in Walnut Creek with her husband, dog, and two daughters. When Marie isn’t working, you’ll probably find her hiking, cooking, eating sushi, or on the Peloton.

Notable Placements:

Dir. of Customer Success, Headspace
Head of Customer Success,
VP, CS Engagement, Nintex 
Head of Customer Success, Blameless
Dir. Revenue Strategy Ops, Coursera
Sr Dir. Customer Success, Blueboard
VP of Sales,
Dir. Client Success, Level
Sr Dir. Enterprise Mktg, Coursera

Fun facts:

My maiden last name is Austria, so when I got married I upgraded from a country to continent. 

I can solve a Rubik’s cube.

Favorite Quote

“Do. Or do not. There is no try.” -Yoda