Javier Soltero Software as a Service & Application Services
Javier Soltero is the CTO of SaaS and Application Services in the Cloud Services business unit. He is responsible for driving advanced development and strategy for application level cloud services.
Most recently, Javier was the co-founder and CEO of Hyperic, the leader large scale web infrastructure management, which SpringSource acquired in May 2009. Prior to co-founding Hyperic, he has held Chief Architect and senior engineering positions at a number of enterprise software and consumer internet companies. During his career as architect and developer, Javier helped design and developer a number of innovative infrastructure and management technologies. From early internet messaging, application server, and e-commerce technologies at Netscape to the management platform that became Hyperic, Javier has kept a passion for building technologies that help make IT more successful.
Over the last 10 years, Soltero has been actively involved in various open source communities as both user and contributor to projects like JBoss and Apache Tomcat. He is also an active advisor to a number of open source and SaaS startups.
Soltero is originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico and received his BS in Information Systems and Industrial Management from Carnegie Mellon University.