With over 30 years’ experience in the software industry, Ms. Schmidt lends a wealth of international sales and marketing expertise to IDS. Ms. Schmidt spent the early part of her career at SAP where she rose to the position of Vice President of the ERP business. She later led global sales teams at FICO (formerly Fair Isaac Corporation), Globoforce and Temposoft before returning to SAP in the role of Chief Operations Officer for Strategic Industries. Ms. Schmidt actively promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace through her involvement in mentoring organizations such as Menttium, SAP Business Women’s Network, Astia, and Financial Women’s Association (FWA). Ms. Schmidt has a BS in Business Administration from Marquette University and an MBA from DePaul University in Chicago.