Laurie Coffin, Percona's CMO kick starts the keynotes!
Laurie has nearly 20 years of marketing experience in the technology industry. Most recently she was VP of Marketing Communications at Ixia, a network test and security company. Prior to Ixia she was VP of Marketing at Quarri, an online security startup. Before joining Quarri she spent several years at Blue Coat Systems. She has held a variety of marketing positions, from early-stage startups to global, publicly traded organizations.
Laurie received her BA from the S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University. She is a board member and volunteer with the Girls Empowerment Network in Austin, Texas.