James Urquhart

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James Urquhart is a Global Field CTO at Pivotal Cloud Foundry. Named one of the ten most influential people in cloud computing by both the MIT Technology Review and the Huffington Post, and a former contributing author to GigaOm and CNET, Mr. Urquhart is a technologist and executive with a deep understanding of disruptive technologies and the business opportunities they afford. Mr. Urquhart brings over 25 years of experience in distributed systems development and deployment, focusing on software as a complex adaptive system, cloud native applications and platforms, and automation. Prior to joining Pivotal, Mr. Urquhart held leadership roles at AWS, SOASTA, Dell, Cisco, Cassatt, Sun and Forte Software. Mr. Urquhart graduated from Macalester College with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Physics.