Director of Product Marketing
Jim Walker is the director of product marketing at Hortonworks, specializing in open source business models with a focus on accelerating the development and adoption of Apache Hadoop. He has nearly twenty years’ experience building products and developing emerging technologies. During his career, he has brought multiple products to market in a variety of fields, including data loss prevention, master data management (MDM) and now big data.
Prior to joining Hortonworks, Walker was the director of global product marketing for Talend after serving as director of sales messaging at Initiate System (now part of IBM). Walker also previously held several managerial positions at Vontu, Jackrabbit Industries, ServGate Technologies, Phoenix Technologies and American Management System.