Marnie Forestieri

Marnie is the CEO and founder of Young Innovators Academy and a Gryphon House Writer.

She is an entrepreneur at heart with a passion for introducing innovative approaches and business models. As a successful operator of large childcare centers, she has been recognized nationally, presented at national conferences and written books for parents, children, administrators and educators.

Marnie started her career as a CNN journalist, transitioned into the role of a VP of marketing for a telecommunications company, and recently sold a childcare franchise concept to start Young Innovators.

Marnie is also an educator and is passionate about using research to develop content that introduces young learners across all market segments to the mindsets and skills that will help them become the fearless problem solvers of tomorrow.

At Young Innovators Academy, Marnie leads a team of university professors, entrepreneurs, childcare professionals, marketing experts, and engineers.

She holds a BS in Business Administration, a CDA, and a director’s credential. She is a graduate of Stanford University latino Entrepreneurs Leaders program.