Chief Platform and Globalization Officer
As head of the Global Platform team, James drives the development for all of GoDaddy’s global business and product platforms, including ecommerce, data, internationalization and marketing technologies. James is on point to ensure GoDaddy operates at global scale, streamlining end to end customer experiences and delivering enhanced platform capabilities worldwide.
Prior to joining GoDaddy in 2013, James was Senior Vice President at Yahoo! running the company's global R&D centers in China, India and the Middle East. He also oversaw Yahoo’s content, social and membership platforms as well as the international delivery of all Yahoo! products and services.
Before Yahoo, James spent 13 years at Microsoft as General Manager managing the MSN international team and later, the Windows and Windows Live international teams. He also spent 5 years at Claris/Apple as a project leader working on the full suite of Apple and Claris products on Mac and Windows managing the engineering, Internationalization and localization efforts.