As an executive on Google’s Cloud team, Jim has more than 25 years of experience with some of the world’s leading technology companies including Hewlett Packard, Dell and Cisco. Jim works with customers to leverage emerging cloud, AI, and data analytics technologies to drive data-powered innovation and accelerate digital transformations. Known for his experience in helping companies take advantage of market transitions to meet growth opportunities, Anderson was selected by Savoy magazine as one of the “Most Influential Black Americans in Corporate America” in 2020.
Previously, Anderson held several transformational leadership roles, including serving as the vice president of Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s $1B+ Cloud Service Provider business; the president of the Americas for BAE Systems Applied Intelligence; global sales director of Unified Computing at Cisco; and vice president of enterprise sales for Dell’s Public Sector.
Anderson holds an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Princeton University. He previously served as an independent board director for the U.S. Olympic Synchronized Swimming as well as chairman of the board for Make-a-Wish of Central Texas. He is a board member for the Education Reform Network, a member of Executive Leadership Council, and a member of the GTM Advisory Board for CapitalG (Alphabet’s independent growth fund).