Executive Profiles

James Whitemore, Chief Marketing Officer at NetApp

James Whitemore,

Chief Marketing Officer,


James Whitemore, Chief Marketing Officer at NetApp

James Whitemore serves as executive vice president and chief marketing officer at NetApp, a hybrid cloud data services and data management company.

NetApp specializes in helping businesses adopt enterprise-grade cloud capabilities and cloud storage technology.

Whitemore is responsible for executing global marketing strategies and accelerating growth through market recognition, NetApp said.

The cloud technology veteran has more than 25 years of leadership experience in global sales, product management and marketing strategies.

Whitemore joined NetApp in 2016 through the company’s acquisition of SolidFire, a data center transformation company where he previously served as chief marketing officer.

During his stint at SolidFire, Whitemore was responsible for all corporate, product and field marketing functions, according to his LinkedIn profile.

He was previously senior VP of sales and marketing at West IP Communications, tasked with leading unified communications-as-a-service sales and marketing teams.

Whitemore spent over a year as chief marketing officer at SAVVIS Communications, a global provider of enterprise IT infrastructure and services.

From 1997 to June 2006, Whitemore held various leadership roles of increasing responsibility, including VP and chief marketing officer, at Sun Microsystems’ storage products group.

Whitemore earned a bachelor of arts degree in business administration and management from Northumbria University in the United Kingdom.

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