James Thompson is the Regional Director for Smarsh, EMEA. He has over 20 years of expertise within the software industry and is responsible for developing the EMEA business through sales, marketing, technical support and customer success teams.
Before joining Smarsh in 2014, Thompson held an EMEA Management role at FuseSource, an Open Source Enterprise Middleware company. During his time there, his contributions to EMEA growth significantly fuelled the acquisition of FuseSource by Red Hat Software. Prior to FuseSource and Red Hat, Thompson worked in a variety of Sales and Management roles at Quest Software, managing some of their largest customers, as well as teams focussed across Application Management and Virtualisation.