Today we are talking to Dan, the SVP of Product at Skytap. And we discuss how the structure of engineering teams change and mature over time. The unique intellectual property Skytap made to help solve problems of moving on-prem workloads to the cloud, and how to get continuous feedback from your employees about how to improve the company.
All of this right here, right now, on the Modern CTO Podcast!
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Dan Jones is the senior vice president of product at global public cloud company Skytap. With more than 20 years of product management experience, he is responsible for leading product strategy, product management, user experience and technical documentation and learning. Dan joined Skytap in 2015 as director of product management, focusing on helping customers modernize traditional applications to leverage cloud architectures and technologies.
Before Skytap, Dan was the director of program management for Nordstrom, where he led the enterprise information team responsible for the business intelligence, analytics, master data management and data warehousing needs for all of Nordstrom. Dan also spent nearly 10 years at Microsoft in a number of roles, most recently as the principal program manager for Xbox Live.
Dan received a bachelor’s of science degree in business administration from California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, and holds an MBA from Santa Clara University.
Skytap is a global cloud provider that accelerates enterprise innovation by modernizing traditional applications with cloud-native development and services. Skytap Cloud makes it easy to build, run, and evolve these hybrid applications by rapidly migrating traditional workloads to the cloud, enabling modern development practices, and integrating new cloud architectures. We power multi- and hybrid-cloud strategies through secure connections to other clouds and on-premises data centers. Our technology accelerates application development, simplifies management, and reduces IT costs, enabling hundreds of customers worldwide to modernize at the pace of their business. Learn how Skytap can help you modernize core enterprise applications using the best approach – and pace – for your business at www.skytap.com.