SVP, Core Products, Progress Software US
As Senior Vice President of Core Products, John oversees Progress’ core portfolio, including OpenEdge, DataDirect, Sitefinity and other products. John is responsible for engineering, product management, product marketing and technical support. A driven leader with a proven track record of managing large mission-critical product lines, John‘s focus is on strengthening our core products and helping our customers and partners succeed working with Progress. John has worked in the enterprise software industry for over 25 years, with extensive experience in engineering, presales and product management. Prior to joining Progress, he held positions of increasing seniority at CA Technologies, the most recent being Senior Vice President of Engineering Services. In that role, he was responsible for delivering horizontal engineering services to CA business units and product teams across the company’s entire product portfolio. In other roles at CA, John was responsible for various R&D initiatives, including roles with CA’s offshore development center and served as SVP for a number of large and diverse product lines core to CA’s business. John graduated from Coventry University in the UK, with a degree in Computer Science.