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Vice President and General Manager of the Cloud Platform Group at Pivotal
James Watters currently serves as vice president and general manager of Pivotal’s Cloud Platform Group. In his role, James oversees the product management, product marketing, business development, and solution engineering organization responsible for Pivotal Cloud Foundry and Spring.

An expert in open cloud technologies, James is the go-to-source for many of the industry’s thought leaders and has been featured in leading publications such as eWeek, Forbes, and Wired. He enjoys a popular Twitter following on all things cloud platform.

Prior to Pivotal, James served in leading roles at VMware and Sun Microsystems.  At VMware he led the development of key partnerships and ecosystem expansion of cloud technologies. At Sun Microsystems he was responsible for developing and selling high volume agreements including Web 2.0 and cloud deployments at top web companies, with a particular focus on the OpenSolaris project.