She is the evangelist and lead Product Manager for IBM Data Fabric. Prior to her current role, Beate led the Data Integration Product Management group where she was instrumental in establishing IBM’s Data Integration portfolio as a market leader and transforming it into an AI-driven, cloud native portfolio. Beate has more than 20 years experience in data management, having held roles in engineering, architecture, and product management. Beate holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science from the University of Rostock, Germany.