Michele is an evangelist for the Internet of Things (IoT), edge computing, artificial intelligence, and open hybrid cloud. She works closely with customers and partners to understand market requirements and then works with product management and engineering to ensure technology and solutions meet key market needs and will help move business value. She collaborates with partners to support strategic joint go-to-market initiatives in target verticals. Michele enjoys being an active member of global IoT consortiums, including the IoT Community, serving on the Board of Directors and also as the Co-Chair of the Women in IoT Center of Excellence since 2019. Prior to joining Red Hat in 2021, Michele spent seven years at SAS in various roles involving IoT and AI go-to-market strategy. She became one of the initial team members of the IoT Division, which she helped charter and in which she led product and partner marketing. Michele also held various roles during her 10-year tenure at IBM, including product management, product marketing, and program management.