Nicole Strachowski is a senior cross-communications professional with 15+ years of experience in IBM Research and Corporate Communications. Since 2018, she leads communications activities at the IBM Client Center Think Lab at IBM Research Europe. This think tank—located at the world-renowned IBM Research Center in Rueschlikon (Zurich), Switzerland—is the door to IBM Research for IBM’s clients in Europe. As part of a global IBM Research Communications team, Nicole’s work has covered a broad range of communications activities with local and global impact over the years. This includes international media relations, internal and executive communications, campaign planning and execution, communications strategy, crisis communications, media training and advisory, social media, blogs and video as well as event marketing and management for both virtual and physical events. She joined IBM Research in 2004 after receiving her diploma degree in International Business Administration from the University of Cooperative Education in Stuttgart, Germany.