Kimberly Madia is a World Wide Product Marketing Manager for the IBM Big Data Portfolio, focused on InfoSphere Streams. She has been with IBM since 2001. Kimberly earned an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Allegheny College and an MBA in Strategy and Information Technology at Carnegie Mellon University. During her career at IBM, she has worked as a technical support representative and a business partner enablement manager. Currently, Kimberly is focused on developing solutions to support big data initiatives around stream computing and security intelligence. She has published numerous articles in IT publications and is a regular speaker at tradeshows, user groups and web conferences.