Jim Paterson is Executive Vice President, Global Product & Technology for Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS). Jim has more than 20 years’ experience in information technology services product management and solutions development leadership roles. He has a proven track record of creating solution offers that address global market requirements and solve dynamic, complex IT and business challenges. In his role, Jim is responsible for global product management and product engineering across Sungard AS’ solutions portfolio, including: Infrastructure, Cloud, Recovery and Workplace services, in addition to Sungard AS’ IT Consulting services. He also leads the company’s global information technology and chief security office organizations.
Jim has held leadership roles with Comcast Business, AT&T, USinternetworking and Ernst and Young. At Comcast Business, Jim was an Executive Director and played a pivotal role in building Comcast’s Enterprise Solutions business focused on Managed Network Services across North America. Prior to Comcast, Jim was Vice President of Product Management and Development at AT&T. While at AT&T, he led a global product team that delivered AT&T’s Cloud, Hosting and Application Services portfolio. He also led the global sales operations and engineering teams responsible for designing customer solutions, proposal development and pricing. Before AT&T, Jim served as the Vice President of Product Development at USinternetworking, Inc., a leading Enterprise Application Services and Hosting provider, which was acquired by AT&T in 2006. He also served as Manager Consulting Services at Ernst & Young.