Working closely with Pivotal's enterprise customers, James shapes the product and go-to-market strategy for Pivotal Cloud Foundry and its internally and externally built ecosystem. James has been responsible for the Cloud Foundry platform strategy since the technology's early incubation at VMware. Since Pivotal's founding, James has held leadership responsibilities for Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Spring, and RabbitMQ products, field engineering, overlay sales, marketing, partner development, and engineering. In that time, James has helped Pivotal Cloud Foundry achieve record-breaking sales of an open source technology and driven strategic investments in internal and third-party extensions to the platform. Prior to VMware, James held product, strategy, and sales roles at Sun Microsystems.