Marian Leitner is an analyst for the Innovative Finance team at GAVIAlliance, a unique public-private partnership that develops andsupports innovative ways to increase immunization in developingcountries. She joined GAVI as a 2011 ProInspire Fellow. Marian focusesprimarily on the GAVI Matching Fund, which seeks to leverageresources, technology and expertise from the private sector.
Prior tojoining GAVI, Marian spent two years as a Strategy & InnovationAnalyst at AXA-Equitable in New York. As a Strategy & InnovationAnalyst, Marian created a cross-functional task force to tackleentrenched organizational problems, and to develop business plans inkey strategic areas. She is also the Co-Founder, and Publisher ofExplosion-Proof Magazine, a literary quarterly based in Brooklyn, NewYork. Marian graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a Bachelorof International Studies.