Chad Jones is Vice President Product Strategy at Xively, a Platform as a Service that provides everything you need to simplify and accelerate the creation of compelling connected products and solutions.
Chad Jones is an expert in cloud, virtualization and infrastructure technologies with over 18 years’ experience driving strategic product initiatives for start-ups and Fortune 50 companies alike.
At COSM, Mr. Jones drives the product roadmap for COSM Cloud Services™ as well as oversees market strategy.
Prior to COSM, he served as Vice President, Strategy and Product Management for DynamicOps, a provider of cloud automation software, which was acquired by VMware in 2012.
Before DynamicOps, Mr. Jones served as VP, Product Management with Neocleus, an innovator of type-1 client hypervisors, which was acquired by Intel.
Chad was one of the creators of SoftGrid from application virtualization pioneer Softricity, which was acquired by Microsoft.
As part of Microsoft, Mr. Jones oversaw the App-V product as part of the MDOP group which has sold over 37 million licenses with revenues topping $3.7 billion.
In a bit of historical irony, Chad was Chief Architect for an Application Service Provider named FutureLink where he designed global cloud services before cloud was known as cloud.
Mr. Jones studied at University of California, Irvine, and enjoys playing beach volleyball, skiing fresh powder and trying to resist buying more wine.