As Director of Sales, Financial Services, Ann Kuelzow is responsible for global financial services sales of InterSystems IRIS. InterSystems IRIS is a real-time, high-performance data management software that is used for a variety of applications throughout the front-, middle-, and back-office to meet the most challenging data-intensive SLAs. One single technology that addresses various data management requirements, simplifying operations, and saving MMs. She is based in New York. Before InterSystems, Ann held several senior management roles at Sybase/SAP in New York. She headed up the financial services business sector, one of the most significant revenue streams for that company. Ann also had overall responsibility for the northeast cross-vertical business managing several teams. Ann is well versed in technology and has expertise in selling complex software solutions to the financial services industry. She started her career as a chemical engineer working for Colgate Palmolive. She holds a B.S. degree in chemical engineering from Clarkson University.