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. Hello, Cloud Era! Are you ready for Synergy 2012 in San Francisco?

    With just a few days to go before Citrix Synergy, the energy and excitement around the big event is seriously heating up. I am thrilled about the amazing array of special guests and entertainment that will be kicking it up a notch in San Francisco next week. It’s going to be a meeting of some of the best minds in our industry, talking about cloud ...

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  2. Digital. Mobile. Social. Personal. See how you can experience the cloud era with Citrix.

    For those of you who think that you know Citrix Synergy, you are in for a special treat at our event this May in San Francisco! Synergy is our most ambitious effort yet, designed to allow you to experience the essence of the cloud era, which is built on digital, mobile, social and personal experiences.  At Synergy, we will bring together these elements of the ...

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  3. I left my heart in San Francisco – did you?

    Citrix Synergy is once again upon us! For those of you who haven’t already marked it on your calendars, Synergy San Francisco is taking place May 9-11 and registration is officially open. Now is the time to secure your spot at the industry’s premier event on business and IT transformation in the cloud era. The hottest technology trends for 2012 – including mobile workstyles and cloud ...

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  4. The first Consumerization of IT Conference & Expo rocked the house!

    What do Citrix, Eli Lilly, Twitter and The Department of Motor Vehicles have in common? No, it’s not a set up for a joke!  These companies, along with several other standout organizations, presented at IDG’s first annual Consumerization of IT in the Enterprise (CITE) Conference and Expo in San Francisco last week. They explained how the consumerization phenomenon has affected EVERY organization – from pharmaceutical to ...

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  5. Say Yes to Personal Devices, Data and Apps in the Enterprise!

    Citrix has talked a lot about the consumerization of IT in the last year or so. It’s only natural, since our technology makes it easy for IT organizations to enable people to use their personal devices, data and apps in the enterprise. As I mentioned in my last blog, the exceptions of the PC era – mobile users, personal devices, and wireless access – are ...

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  6. Connecting to the Cloud!

    If you read my blog regularly, you know that cloud services is one of our top priorities at Citrix. After all, the cloud is a key technology for powering mobile workstyles that enable people to work from anywhere on any device. This year you will hear us talk a lot about how the Cloud Era is based a completely different set of assumptions than past ...

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  7. Do Ultrabooks Mean Ultra-Productivity?

    As usual in the tech world, the year is getting off to a busy start with CES on January 10.  This year’s show promises to introduce a lot of new devices that can be used for work and play.  In fact, I am seeing predictions from major technology publications saying 2012 will be “year of the ultrabook” (e.g., MacBook Air).  That got me thinking about ...

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  8. Checking In and Counting Down

    I think technology has changed the holidays for the better.   No, I don’t mean virtual Santas, shopping on your smartphone from a comfy couch, or Skyping with your family on the other side of the world (although those things are pretty cool).  I mean it has changed the way we work for the better.   It used to be that we would be completely disconnected from ...

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  9. The Power of Renting: What do the Housing Market and Cloud Computing Have in Common?

    When Citrix unveiled its personal, private and public cloud strategy at Synergy Barcelona, I began thinking about the societal shifts that have occurred in the past few years. In addition to cloud being on the mind of many – my husband's 83-year-old aunt asked me about it at Thanksgiving! –  another monumental shift has happened with the ever-fluctuating real estate market in the U.S. Over the past two ...

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  10. Adéu Barcelona… for now!

    Our Synergy debut in Barcelona is over, and rapidly becoming a distant but fond memory.  I hope you’ll agree that it was a tremendous success! I wanted to take the opportunity to thank all of you – over 4,000 customers, partners and employees – for taking the time out of your schedules to join Citrix and our business partners in Barcelona and be part of ...

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