Over the prior 15 years Ian was the International Executive in 4 VC backed start ups, which he helped, build and exit including an IPO in 2000 with Versata.
Before GigaSpaces Jim was the European General Manager for Versata, a NASDAQ listed business process and rules management company. During his 6 years at Versata, Jim also worked in technical, product management, and product marketing roles.
Jim has extensive experience in Sales, Big Data, Middleware and Cloud technologies and has a track record of successfully growing sales for high growth technology companies over the last 15 years.
Jim holds a BA (honors) from Brunel University in History and Computer Science and an MSc. in Data Communications.
Kamran has also held senior architecture roles at BEA and Versata during the last 20 years and brings a wealth of experience building and managing products and interfacing with customers.
A noted speaker and panelist, he has conducted sessions at AWS Re:Invent, VMworld, OpenStack Summit and Citrix Synergy. As Director of Product Solutions, Doug looks to solve the "Last Mile" problem - issues experienced when consuming today's mix of private and public Cloud storage.