|Harvard Business School, MBA||1987|
Marty Manley is the founder of Alibris, the founder and CEO of Reputation Networks, Inc., and former US Assistant Secretary of Labor.
Manley founded Alibris, a global exchange for used, rare, and out-of-print books with Richard Weatherford and served as its CEO for ten years. In 2005 Alibris was named one of the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 and Silicon Valley Fast 50 list of North Americaâ€™s fastest-growing technology companies, the New York Times declared that Alibris had â€œradically changed the buying and selling of used booksâ€. Manley was named a Finalist for Ernst & Youngâ€™s Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Oak Hill Capital purchased Alibris in 2006.
Before starting Alibris, Manley served as Managing Director of Kaiser Permanente, where he led a restructuring of Kaiser Hospitals.
In 1993, President Clinton appointed Manley to serve as Assistant Secretary of Labor. Following Senate confirmation, he created the Office of the American Workplace under Labor Secretary Robert Reich to regulate labor unions and promote workplace innovation.
Prior to his government service, he advised the leaders of large and often troubled corporations as a partner with Waterman & Company and as a consultant with the San Francisco office of McKinsey & Company.
During the seventies and early eighties Manley was a union organizer and held elected or staff positions with the Silicon Valley AFL-CIO and several labor unions, including SEIU (Hospital workers), HERE (Restaurant workers), and the IAM&AW (Machinists and aerospace workers).
Manley received honors degrees in Politics and Education from the University of California and an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School. He lives in Oakland, California and is married to AnnaLee Saxenian, Dean of the Information School at UC Berkeley and scholar of Silicon Valley.