Ann is in charge of Product Marketing for Hybrid Data Management in the Cloud organization at Informatica. Ann brings in a wealth of experience in marketing software technologies and services to enterprise customers. In particular, Ann has enjoyed a long career at Sun Microsystems, where she helped drive the Enterprise Java (J2EE) revolution – first by advancing adoption of the J2EE platform, and then by developing and marketing services that enabled enterprise customers to deploy Java. She also led the online marketing effort for the ‘J2EE Patterns’ book (‘Amazon Top 100’ and FatBrain #1 best-seller) authored by Sun’s architects, to drive thought-leadership and open doors for Sun’s consultants. Ann has also worked as an independent consultant, helping clients such as JackBe (now Software AG) and other local start-ups define and take their products to market. Ann holds an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Business and a BS in Industrial Engineering, with Information System emphasis, from Technion (Israel). In her free time, Ann enjoys travel, reading for business and pleasure, the outdoors and gardening, and likes to see things grow.