In her more than 25 years with IBM, Marie has held a variety of technical and executive roles in IBM’s hardware, software, services and corporate finance groups. In August 2010, Marie Wieck was named to her current position as general manager of Application & Integration Middleware (AIM) business unit. In this role, she leads an organization of more than 7,500 software development, marketing, services, and sales professionals. She is responsible for IBM’s WebSphere software portfolio and other strategic middleware products, including Web application servers, transaction and messaging systems, integration, and business process management solutions.Prior to this role, Ms. Wieck was worldwide portfolio leader for Strategy Outsourcing in IBM Global Technology Services (GTS). In this capacity, she managed the portfolio of services offerings that help customer outsource their IT infrastructure for improved quality and value.Ms. Wieck has held other leadership roles in IBM including offering development for middleware services, service oriented architecture and cloud initiatives, driving IBMs software strategy, industry solutions, internet standards, and zSeries product development. She started her career in Poughkeepsie, NY doing mainframe systems architecture and performance simulation.Marie holds an M.B.A. from New York University, an M.S. in Computer Science from Columbia University and a B.S. in Engineering from The Cooper Union. She is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), the National Association of Female Executives (NAFE), and the Engineering Advisory Council for The Cooper Union. She is co-chairperson of IBM’s Global Work/Life Council. She won the SWE Work/Life Balance Award in 2005, the Presidents Citation from The Cooper Union for her contributions to technology, and an IBM Corporate Technical Recognition Award for her work on mainframe performance.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Marie L. Wieck and other top speakers and celebrities.