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Esmeralda Swartz
Chief marketing officer, MetraTech Corp., now part of Ericsson

Esmeralda Swartz has spent 15 years as a marketing, product management and business development technology executive bringing disruptive technologies and companies to market. As chief marketing officer of MetraTech Corp., 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 and vice president of marketing and business development at Lightwolf Technologies, a big data management startup. She was previously co-founder and senior vice president of marketing and business development of Soapstone Networks, a developer of OSS software now part of Extreme Networks. At Avici Systems, Esmeralda was vice president of marketing for the networking pioneer from the 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.