Marilyn Powers

Marilyn Powers

Product Manager
location_on Canada

Member since 3 years


Marilyn Powers

Specialises In (based on submitted proposals)
product-owner product-management communication interaction teams hands-on-learning leadership-and-people

Marilyn has more than 10 years experience bringing products and services to market as a Product Manager. As a licensed professional engineer she has experience working in a variety of fields from manufacturing to operations to simulation to SAAS software. Currently, Marilyn is a Product Manager at D2L, a leading Ed-tech company where she works closely with Product Owners, Dev teams, Designers and Senior Leaders and many other stakeholders to deliver quality software tools to Educational institutions and corporations who value learning and development. Her expertise is creating shared understanding between diverse groups, be it external customer advisory groups or internal stakeholders.


Marilyn has presented at a variety of conferences over the past 20 years, the career highlight of which was a live demo on the main stage keynote at the D2L Fusion 2016 conference. Other conference presentations included Online Learning Conference ( New Orleans, LA 2017), Fusion (2015, 2016), Learning Impact Leadership Institute (San Antonio, TX 2016), Industrial Engineering Student Conference (Kitchener, 2016), ModSim World Canada (Montreal, 2010), Montreal Neurological Institute Day (Montreal, 2009), McGill University invited speaker on Haptics (Montreal, 2006). Prior to these presentations, Marilyn was an Instructor of Engineering at Mount Royal University in Calgary, AB.