Gabi Zijderveld leads worldwide marketing for Linux and open virtualization across IBM. Prior to her current position, she managed the Tivoli IT Asset Management and IT Financial Management product management teams. Gabi joined IBM in 2006 through the MRO Software acquisition. Based in Boston, MA, Gabi has 18+ years international experience in product management, marketing, and channel management. She has worked for a number of software companies, including ON Technology, Dragon Systems, and Centra Software helping them drive expansion of their international businesses. Gabi has a master’s degree in Art History and Archeology from the Universiteit Utrecht in The Netherlands.