Allison Conrad has an extensive, diverse background in developing brands and marketing strategies for some of the largest and highly innovative technology companies in the world. Today, Allison leads a global team driving the go-to-market programs for the Accenture Cloud Platform. Previously, she provided marketing strategy, brand management and program execution for some of IBM’s most strategic brands including Thinkpad. Managing large, globally dispersed marketing resources, she set the direction for and built teams that implemented marketing programs in over 60 countries. This experience gave her valuable knowledge and understanding of working on a multinational basis within various countries and cultures as well as first class training with Big Blue.