D.P. (Ashburn, VA) is a globe-trotting, business development professional with 15+ years of experience in crafting strategic software channel sales through partnerships. She has an active and current rolodex across Europe, North America and Asia with firms such as Capco, Fujitsu, IBM, KPMG, Atos, Deloitte, Bearing Point, Amazon Web Services, and SAP. Until recently, D.P. was the SVP of Global Alliances at a high-growth artificial intelligence (AI) software company, targeting financial services firms. Her prior experience includes: Vice President of Marketing for a biometric payments firm, where she helped grow its registered client base from 1.25M to 2.5M against competitors such as Visa and American Express; Chief Marketing Officer at a mid-sized global strategic consulting company, where she doubled revenues from $26M to $52M during her tenure; and General Manager of e-commerce at AOL where she delivered $100M in signed contracts through strategic partnerships. She has also had her own business providing advice to start-up CEOs on developing strategic partnerships for increased sales. D.P. is proficient in salesforce.com, social media, event marketing and other online marketing tools. She has a BA from Mills College.