Xiaomei Wang currently leads IBM’s global analytics client architect community as the global leader for both the communications sector and the Cloud Expertise Council to grow the big data & analytics business in global markets. In this role, Xiaomei executes the mission through leading, mentoring and growing a dedicated team of senior architect professionals who are focused on providing advanced big data and analytics pre-sales support for our named enterprise and industry accounts across the globe. Xiaomei has held several key consulting and management positions and worked with several brands over seventeen years with the IBM company. Xiaomei also co-authored several books on big data & analytics and data management on the best seller list which are leveraged today in delivering client business value. In addition, she is an IBM certified Thought Leader IT Specialist, IBM ITS Certification Board Member, and The Open Group Certified Distinguished IT Specialist.