John Gilmartin leads VMware’s Cloud Platform Business Unit Product Management, Marketing, and Storage Organization. He rejoined VMware in January 2013 as Vice President of Products, Storage and Availability. Prior to that, 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. Before joining Coraid, 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.