President & CEO, Sparkling Logic
Carole-Ann Matignon is President & CEO of Sparkling Logic, a company pioneering new approaches to make Decision Management more widely accessible. Her passion for Decisioning techniques, combined with her technical background, made her a credible strategist and advocate for "Everything Decision Management."
Prior to Sparkling Logic, Carole-Ann served FICO as Vice President for Decision Management Tools. She was in charge of the direction and strategy of the industry-leading BRMS product Blaze Advisor. as well as the Predictive Analytics and Optimization products. She crafted the vision for Decision Management and fostered technological progress. She personally holds a few patents on adaptive analytics and other decision management capabilities.
Her past experience at ILOG (now acquired by IBM) and Cleversys (now acquired by Kurt Salmon & Associates) focused on customer interactions as the head of Field Sales organization in the Americas and Consultant in Advanced Technology group. In particular, she implemented applications early on using Expert Systems and Business Intelligence tools.
Carole-Ann is now a recognized thought-leader in the industry, sharing her thoughts and expertise on her blog and regularly speaking at Decision Management events like Business Rules Forum and Rules Fest.