Laurie MacLaren

Chief Operating Officer

Laurie joined Material as Chief Operating Officer in May 2022. She oversees all aspects of the company’s internal operations, focusing on business enablement and employee experience. 

Before joining Material, Laurie served as COO and Interim CEO at Ansira, a marketing technology and services company. Prior to that, she was COO at Sapient, overseeing financial operations, human resources, and information technology. She led Sapient’s integration into Publicis Groupe in 2015. Laurie, who holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, lives in Massachusetts.