James has over 25 years of software industry experience at both early-stage and public companies. In his current role James is responsible for overseeing WANdisco's product strategy, product marketing and product messaging. In his previous role as a founder and chief technology officer (CTO) of Librados, an application integration software provider, James was responsible for overall product strategy and product messaging. James was also a member of the management team that led the company’s acquisition by NetManage, Inc. Following its acquisition, James joined NetManage as CTO for the Librados products group.