Esmeralda Swarz has spent 15 years as a marketing, product management and business development technology executive bringing disruptive technologies and companies to market. Esmeralda is responsible for go-to-market strategy and execution, product marketing, product management, business development and partner programs. Prior to MetraTech, Esmeralda was co-founder, VP marketing and business development at Lightwolf Technologies, a big data management startup. She was previously co-founder and SVP marketing and business development of Soapstone Networks, a developer of OSS software now part of Extreme Networks. At Avici Systems, Esmeralda was VP, marketing for the networking pioneer from startup stage through its successful IPO. Early in her career, she was a Director at IDC, where she led the network consulting practice and worked with startup and leading software and hardware companies, and Wall Street clients on product and market strategies.