Michelle Accardi-Petersen is Vice President of ePlatform Marketing at CA Technologies. Michelle started her career after university at Infresco Corporation, an independent software subsidiary of CA focused on revitalizing legacy applications, where she held a variety of positions in product marketing and support. Michelle s exceptional service mentality garnered her much praise from both her internal and external customers. It was because of her superior internal and external customer relationships that she was then offered the opportunity to take a leadership position at CA's headquarters in New York, running CA's Global Sales Support program, and later moved into a leadership role in field marketing helping to create account based marketing programs for CA's strategic accounts. Michelle was raised in Venice, Florida, where she currently lives with her husband. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida and her master's in business administration from American InterContinental University. When she isn't on the road traveling and strategizing worldwide sales and marketing tactics at CA, she is a member of the American Marketing Association, the Data Application Management Association and enjoys devoting her spare time and talent to organizations including the American Cancer Society.