Yana Persky is Strategic Analysis Manager at Gemalto. She has over 15 years of experience in the hi-tech and software industry. Prior to Gemalto, Yana served as the business intelligence manager for Credorax, VeriFone, IXI Mobile, and Magic Software Enterprises. She is an expert in leading in-depth strategic market analysis, evaluating worldwide technology trends, and understanding the competitive market to support new strategic leads and business opportunities. Yana holds an MA in Information Science from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel and a BA in English Linguistics and Literature. In her spare time, she is fond of reading, musicals, and figure skating.