Marie Burns

Talent Acquisition Lead

Marie Burns is the Talent Acquisition Lead at Manifold. In this capacity, she supports our rapid growth across the country, ensuring Manifold continues to make an impact on the future of AI as a diverse and inclusive team.

Prior to Manifold, Marie was co-founder and CEO at Untappt. There, she trained entrepreneurs how to grow efficiently and humanely, in often turbulent startup environments, and supported their recruiting efforts. She's worked with over 70 entrepreneurs to help scale their teams—leading many to acquisition or IPO. Always, she has ensured they have happier teams at the end.

At Manifold, she uses what she’s seen work (and not work) to get over hurdles as fast as possible. She’s also careful to communicate openly about these decisions, and how they enable the team to feel great about recruiting, hiring, and onboarding.

Marie finds the culture at Manifold invigorating. “I’m expected to be a master of my craft, and have autonomy; those expectations include continuing to expand my skillsets and learn more as I grow. This idea of mastering your craft flows throughout the company—everyone here is exceptionally experienced, in addition to being kind and fun to work with.”

Marie earned a dual BS in Business and Music Performance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

When not working on scaling the Manifold team, Marie can be found having fun with her two children and pets in or around Belmont, MA (or at Dave and Busters).