Gene is a seasoned IT leader with more than two decades of experience. He is passionate about helping customers and partners adopt technology for better business outcomes. At Pythian, he directs the strategy, operations and market growth of its Tehama cloud-based platform. Before Pythian, Gene held several executive positions at IBM, most recently as Worldwide Director of Lab Services for Financial Crimes Insight Solutions in the Watson Financial Services Solutions division. He has also held executive roles at Cognos, SAP (Business Objects) and OLAP@Work. Gene is recognized as a visionary thought leader and is a sought-after speaker for both client and industry events.