Emily Benner serves as the Executive Vice President of Research and Development. She joined Preventice in 2013. In her role, Emily leads and directs the research of future product opportunities. She held executive roles at IBM in firmware development, development of operating systems, and strategic technical development partnerships with large multi-national corporations such as SAP and Oracle. Prior to joining Preventice, Emily was a software director at IBM where she led large development teams of 300-500 people located in the U.S., Mexico, Germany, and India. Benner holds a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of North Dakota, a master ’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Minnesota, and a MBA from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management.