Christina Francese Thompson is a Portfolio Marketing Manager for IBM Security Guardium on the Security Marketing team. She initially joined IBM 11 years ago and assumed a lead role in market analysis, product planning, go-to-market planning, and sales execution related to the on demand operating environment solutions. Over the years she was responsible for marketing various IBM Tivoli Solutions. Prior to joining IBM, Christina graduated with a Bachelor degree from the Lowry Mays Business College at Texas A&M University, where she majored in Marketing and Business Management. Christina currently resides in San Antonio, Texas.