Marlene Zobayan is a partner at Rutlen Associates LLC. She has over twenty years of international tax and benefits experience including global equity plans, mobile employee taxation, global compensation and benefits. Her clients range from start-ups to Fortune10 companies. She provides a range of services including mobile employee policy, global equity plan design, mobility compliance, compliance reviews, assistance with local approvals and filings, communications, employer tax compliance advice and designing administrative processes; she is known for her expertise with mobile employee issues.
Marlene has a Physics degree from Oxford University; she is a member of the U.K. Association of Tax Technicians, a U.S. Enrolled Agent and Certified Equity Professional. Prior to joining Rutlen Associates, Marlene was the practice leader on the west coast for Deloitte Tax’s Global Rewards group. In November 2009, she was awarded the Individual Achievement Award by the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals.
Marlene is a regular speaker and author on global stock plan and rewards issues. A former Chair of the Advisory Board of the Certified Equity Professional Institute (CEPI) of Santa Clara University, Marlene is currently a member of the Curriculum Committee. She is a Fellow of Global Equity.