Karen Garcia

IS&T Chief of Staff, BMC Software, Inc.

Panel Discussion: Lifting the Fog on Cloud Computing

As Information Services & Technology (IS&T) Chief of Staff of BMC Software, Karen Garcia leads the strategy, definition, and implementation of IS&T internal business management practices. This includes Demand and Resource Management, Vendor and Asset Management, Financial Management, IS&T SOX governance, Organizational Training, and Communications and Marketing. Karen joined BMC Software in 1993 as a Business Analyst and has progressively advanced to Senior Manager of IS&T Order Services, Sr. Program Manager of BSM@BMC, SOX Compliance and M&A Strategy, IS&T Customer Support Account Manager, Director of IS&T Program Management Office and currently, IT Chief of Staff.

Karen has more than 25 years of IS&T business and project management experience inclusive of 15 years management experience. Prior to joining BMC Software, Karen held various IT positions at ExxonMobil Company and Shell Oil Company.

Karen holds a Bachelor Degree with an emphasis in Accounting and Management Information Services from the University of South Florida.