Tech it Up with Jessica Ly: Kristen Linehan, Sr. Director, BMC Software

By Jessica Ly | on April 11, 2019

Driving Business Results via Strategic Engineering Services


Kristen Linehan is proud to lead a strategic engineering team at BMC Software and appreciative of raising three young boys at home. Instead of feeling guilty at times for traveling, she’s learned to embrace the opportunities and be grateful. Watch Kristen’s interview to hear about her career journey, lessons learned and suggestions to other women in tech.


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Jessica Ly
Jessica is a seasoned marketing and sales executive with over 15 years of experience in US and EU regions. A graduate of Santa Clara University, she studied Marketing Management and practiced the full spectrum of marketing for 9 years in the B2C and B2B space. She knows how having an integrated marketing strategy and strong execution team can build up a significant funnel for the sales team. Having been on the sales side for several years, Jessica also understands the sales team’s challenges and perspective. So with experiences in both marketing and sales, Jessica brings valuable insight to helping clients meet their business objectives.

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