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Vice President and General Manager
UMSL Business - Leadership Council 2016-2017
Lisa Yanker is the Vice President and General Manager of MicroStrategy’s Central and Canadian Regions. She is responsible for the go-to-market strategy, revenue, sales, technical sales, partners and consulting services in this region. MicroStrategy delivers a world-class platform for Business Intelligence and Analytics, leveraging structured and unstructured information at all levels of scale and flexibility.
Prior to this role Ms. Yanker was the Vice President of Big Data and Analytics at IBM for the Midwest Region in North America. At IBM she also held various regional and worldwide sales leadership roles, responsible for sales strategy and execution, marketshare growth, resource planning and deployment, and all aspects of sales, support and client satisfaction. She has also served as a Sales Integration Executive on the Mergers & Acquisition team, and led the successful integration of newly acquired sales organizations into IBM’s software team.
Currently Ms. Yanker serves as a Board Member for the University of Missouri’s School of Business, the Fundraising committee for the Professional Women’s Alliance, and was honored to receive St. Louis Business Journal’s “Most Influential Business Women” award, 2015. She is an active mentor at the University and Professional levels.
Ms. Yanker holds a BS in Business Administration, and an MBA from the University of Missouri.