Mary E. Shacklett is president of Transworld Data, a technology analytics, market research and consulting firm. Prior to founding the company, Shacklett was senior vice president of marketing and technology for TCCU Inc., a financial services firm; vice president of product research and software development at Summit Information Systems, a commercial software house; and vice president of strategic planning and technology at FSI International, a multi-national manufacturing company in the semiconductor industry. Mary has business experience in North America, Europe and Asia. She has a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin, an M.A. from the University of Southern California, where she taught for several years, and a J.D. from William Howard Taft University. Shacklett is a noted technology analyst and commentator who is listed in Who’s Who Worldwide and in Who’s Who in the Computer Industry. She is a keynote speaker and has more than 1,000 articles, research studies and technology publications in print. She may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.