Katrina Troughton has more than 23 years experience in the IT industry with more than 18 years in management and general management roles in New Zealand, Australia, Asia and emerging markets.
She has recently been named the Vice President for ICS worldwide responsible for IBM's social business and smarter work-force solutions, and has just relocated to New York to take up this role after spending 5 years in Shanghai.
Katrina is married with 3 children, Nicholas (11), Benjamin (9) and Daniel (4 years). She enjoys tennis and skiing, along with travelling in her spare time.
Kramer Reeves has over 16 years experience in the enterprise software industry, 12 of which at IBM. He is currently Director of Product Management for Collaboration Solutions inside IBM Software Group.
In this role, Kramer leads a world-wide team and overall business responsibilities for key product lines including IBM's messaging and collaboration solutions; unified communications software; and the workforce productivity portfolio.
Over the past 15 years, Suzanne Livingston has held a variety of roles within software development, including development, design, user research, and now product management. She is currently the lead product manager for IBM Connections, a social software suite for businesses and organizations.
In the role of senior product manager, she works to define the overall social software strategy, develops and drives product requirements with engineering and design, works with customers and partners to shape the product, and publicizes the product through demonstrations and presentations at numerous industry events.
She joined IBM through IBM Research’s Collaborative User Experience group as a user researcher on the Unified Activity Management project and a developer and usability specialist on the Reinventing Email project.