Julie Lockner is a recognized leading industry expert in the structured data management market. Julie joins Informatica from the industry analyst firm ESG, where she served a dual role of senior analyst and vice president covering data management solutions and managing the end-user consulting practice. Prior to joining ESG, Julie was President and Founder of CentricInfo, a consulting firm acquired by ESG, specializing in implementing Data Governance and Data Center Optimization programs. Julie was VP at Solix Technologies and Sr Portfolio Architect at EMC where she defined product and sales strategies in the data management software market. She also held various engineering, product management and marketing positions with companies such as Oracle, Cognex and Raytheon. She graduated with a BSEE from WPI.