Nicole is a native Virginian who has been in Technology since 1993. She moved from the hardware and storage space to software and specifically Analytics, Advanced and Business Intelligence in 2010. In 2015 she realized her dream and took a role at IBM Watson.
Nicole worked in Retail Consulting prior to focusing on the Financial Services space. She joined the IBM Watson team in June of 2015, celebrating an 18-month journey from the formalization of Watson at IBM. Prior even to the announcement of IBM Watson as a distinct business unit in IBM, she was engaged in one of the first commercialization uses of Watson in the Financial Services arena as the lead Advanced Analytics Specialist on the project.
She speaks at Financial Services Industry Conferences, events and IBM Conferences as well as co authoring an Analytics paper. She is a mentor for IBM’s greatest freshest minds and enjoys working with the Analytics students at Fordham University also in a mentor capacity. She works with DM Forum as an Advisor. Outside of IBM she has a husband and two teenager hockey and football fanatic sons and spends much of her time on the road at hockey tournaments and football games.