John Gilmartin leads CIBG’s Cloud Storage and Data Product Team focusing on multi-cloud storage, data protection and data management. Since rejoining VMware in 2013, he has led numerous growth businesses in the hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) and cloud computing markets. Previously, Gilmartin served as Vice President of Marketing at Coraid, a storage start up developing a scale-out, distributed system for cloud and big data architectures. Prior to that, he led the product marketing team for VMware's virtualization platform, VMware vSphere, developing go-to-market, partnering, and pricing strategies that helped grow the business to over $1B in license revenue. In earlier roles, Gilmartin served as a brand manager for enterprise servers at Dell, Inc., and as a strategy consultant at Marakon Associates advising clients on corporate and business unit strategy.
Gilmartin holds a B.S.E from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.