Mr. Sonmez is responsible for TIBCO’s worldwide sales and field operations. He joined TIBCO in 1994 and has held a variety of executive positions including general manager of EMEA operations and chief marketing officer. His professional background includes EVP of Operations at Centrata, a utility computing software firm, and engineering and product marketing positions at Consilium, a Manufacturing Execution Systems software provider. Mr. Sonmez holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Bosphorus University, Istanbul, Turkey and a M.S. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Virginia Tech.