Marc Pagnier is a senior product manager in the IBM Connections Cloud team in the IBM Software Group division. In this role, Marc is managing the worldwide strategy for Cognitive capabilities across the ICS portfolio. Marc is responsible for monitoring business trends, assessing technology related to collaboration, gathering market requirements and establishing the product strategy. Marc has been working for IBM and Lotus since 1998, practicing software development and product management throughout the entire collaboration portfolio, with an affinity for leading edge and innovative projects. Marc has a MS from the University of Wisconsin, and currently lives in the Boston area.