Kim DeCarlis

Kimberly DeCarlis is vice president of corporate marketing at Citrix Systems.  At Citrix since 2007, DeCarlis is responsible for the teams who share the Citrix story with the world, including corporate messaging, global public and analyst relations, customer marketing, creative services, advertising, branding and positioning, events, internal communications, social media and the company’s online presence.  She is a frequent speaker at industry events on B2B marketing, C-level marketing engagement and workshifting and was recognized by the Silicon Valley Business Journal as one of the “2010 Silicon Valley Women of Influence. DeCarlis has more than 20 years of marketing, sales, management and leadership experience in growth-oriented technology companies such as Information Resources, Inc., Saba, Documentum, IBM and Xerox. A true believer in the “work better, live better” approach Citrix takes to its corporate citizenship programs, DeCarlis serves on the Board of Directors for Watermark, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley and The Social Executive Council, and actively volunteers for local community organizations.  She is a graduate of Stanford University with a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering.
  1. It’s time to vote: help us choose the 2012 Citrix Innovation Award winner!

    Hello everyone! It’s time to share more details on one of my favorite aspects of Synergy – the Citrix Innovation Award. Once again, the Citrix Innovation Award will highlight how a company uses Citrix mobile workstyles and cloud services technology to drive true innovation in their business - this can mean everything from inspiring new products and new paths to market, to rethinking the status quo ...

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  2. Synergy is nearly here! Mobile workstyles and cloud services take center stage!

    Hello everyone! There are just two weeks to go until Citrix Synergy, this fall’s hottest cloud, networking, collaboration and virtualization event. While we are busy putting the finishing touches to what promises to be an energetic and inspiring show, I wanted to take some time to share a few more details about what you can expect in Barcelona. As well as plenty of great conversations about ...

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  3. The Cloud Era is….digital, social, mobile, personal!

    With just a few weeks to go until Citrix Synergy, this fall’s hottest cloud, networking, collaboration and virtualization event, I wanted to tell you about the spirit of the cloud era which will underpin all aspects of Synergy to deliver the best possible conference experience. I recently outlined the hot technology trends you can expect to learn about in Barcelona. With the transition from the PC era to the ...

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  4. What the Cloud Really Means to Most Americans

    A new survey shows that “the cloud” is covering more and more of mainstream America. Not the white fluffy things in the sky that are also known by names such as cirrus and cumulus, but Internet-based services for storing, sharing and accessing data from any device and any location. However, while it’s clear the cloud is going mainstream, the survey also shows that people on ...

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  5. Synergy 2012 is just around the corner – see what’s coming!

    An iconic picture of the beautiful Barcelona!

    Hello everyone! I hope you are having a good summer. There are just over two months until we throw open the doors to Citrix Synergy - this fall’s hottest cloud, networking, collaboration and virtualization event. As a reminder, Synergy is taking place October 17-19 at the International Convention Centre of Barcelona and registration is now officially open. With the early discount offer ending August 31, ...

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  6. Work-Life Balance Scores Another Win for Citrix – Glassdoor Top 25!

    More good news for the Citrix community. As I’ve been writing here in this blog, office culture is changing such that people no longer live in the office between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. In so many cases, people don’t even have to live within driving distance of their offices anymore! On the contrary, companies today have realized the power and flexibility ...

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  7. Why Changing Office Culture Will Help Drive Our Economy

    My company, Citrix, recently conducted a study on work/life balance with Wakefield Research to get a glimpse at both the upsides and challenges of modern office life. While some of the findings are very funny (like the creative excuses people are using to avoid going into the office these days) others  underscore a more salient point about the state of American business. In order for ...

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  8. Citrix is a “Best Place to Work” in Silicon Valley once again!

    This may sound sappy but it’s true: I feel fortunate and proud to be a Citrix employee each and every day. And I am not alone! Many of my colleagues feel the same way, according to the San Jose Mercury News, which just named Citrix the fifth best large workplace in its Top Workplaces 2012 ranking. This is the third year in a row that Citrix ...

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  9. Moving into the Cloud Era at Citrix Synergy San Francisco

    It’s a beautiful day here in San Francisco. While there isn’t a cloud in the sky, it’s certainly all about the cloud here at Citrix Synergy! With a record-breaking 6,500 attendees from 50 countries, the sky is the limit when it comes to the energy and excitement about cloud computing. There is so much amazing information to absorb at Synergy each year, it can be challenging ...

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  10. Award Season Is Upon Us … Vote for the Synergy Innovation Award Winner!

    That’s right, we are headed into another exciting award season where the public can weigh in on the major IT challenges of today and cast their votes for the visionary leaders with the most innovative solutions for tomorrow. No, I’m not talking about the Golden Globes or Grammys; I’m talking about the Citrix Innovation Award to be presented in May at CitrixSynergy in San Francisco! I’ve ...

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