Marianne Johnson AUTOVATE 2021

Marianne Johnson AUTOVATE 2021

Marianne Johnson is the Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer for Cox Automotive.

With more than 30 years in the FinTech field, she leads all aspects of product strategy, product management, software engineering, data science, and analytics for Cox Automotive.

Johnson joined Cox nearly four years ago from First Data where she was head of product innovation and technology for the network and security solutions line of business and senior vice president of enterprise commercialization.

Prior to First Data, Johnson was an executive vice president at Elavon, a U.S. Bank company, where she led global product innovation. Before Elavon, she served as a key driver of strategic growth at Equifax as senior vice president of U.S. growth and operations where she successfully delivered new product innovation that resulted in significant revenue growth and served as an impetus for future innovations.

Johnson is a well-respected and awarded member of the technology industry, and she embodies the Cox spirit through her commitment to the community. She has been named one of the top Women Worth Watching® by Profiles in Diversity Journal® and Woman of the Year by The Technology Association of Georgia. She was also honored in 2011 as a Turknett Leadership Character Award Nominee. She’s expanded her community involvement beyond Atlanta to include supporting the United Way and Women Leaders in Action, an organization focused on internal networking, leadership development and giving back in a sustainable way.