Ms. Freijsen is one of the founders of Connecting.Works and former Founder and Chief
Operating Officer (COO) of E-Factor Group Corp., the leading global social network for
As COO of the EFactor Group, Marion was
instrumental in leading the company to the OTC and dealing with all necessary
regulatory bodies. She spearheaded all Operations for the company and led the
Technology team as part of her role.
In her new company, Connecting.Works helping companies scale is the main focus. This can be to assist with Business Development, or advising company owners through periods of change such as acquisitions, mergers and exits. With the wealth of legal, regulatory and business strategic experience the Connecting.works founders bring - they can make things happen QUICKLY.
Ms. Freijsen is also the owner of Elegio BV, a
Netherlands company providing business consulting and management expertise in
the areas of strategy, vision, finance, international expansion and business
development for clients such as ING, Lloyds, BASF and Numico. In addition, Ms. Freijsen was the founder and
the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Executive Board Member of OHM
Inc., a sales consulting firm serving emerging technology companies. Ms. Freijsen launched OHM Business
Development with no outside investment, and in five years she and her
co-founders established a portfolio of more than 100 clients. Her expertise includes arranging meetings for
clients with the senior management and/or board members of Fortune 1500
companies, such as HSBC, Barclays Bank, ING, BP, Shell and Exxon. Ms. Freijsen’s background also includes
serving as a former Vice President (Central Europe) for Currenex Ltd.,
Commercial Director of Speedport NV, Country Manager (Benelux) for Newsedge
Corp., Major Account Manager for ICV Ltd. / S&P Comstock, and Account
Manager for Bloomberg Financial Markets.
She has been a frequent visitor on TV channels
such as NBC, CBS, ABC, Wall Street Journal TV and has sat on committees of both
the Dutch and US governments on Job Creation and Funding Innovation. Ms.
Freijsen holds a marketing degree from the Chartered Institute of Marketing in
She furthermore is a published author with the release of The N-Factor: How Networking Can Change the Dynamics of Your Business
in 2007 with EFactor Co-founder Adrie Reinders and the new release, The EFactor: Entrepreneurship in the Social
Media Age, released on 6th November 2012.
holds a degree in International Sales & Marketing from the Chartered
Institute of Marketing, UK.