Software companies should be disrupting industries, not workflows

The software world needs to stop getting distracted by the competition.
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Clare Black
  • Cloud Computing
  • Open Source
  • Enterprise Applications

Chris Stone is a tech industry veteran with over 33 years of experience in open source and software development. After the creation of an industry software standard (CORBA), he played a major role in Novell’s 1990s turnaround as executive vice president of corporate development and later, as chairman and co-CEO. His impact at digitally disruptive organizations continued as a VC and founder of Tilion, and as CEO of SiCortex and StreamServe. Chris is currently the Chief Products Officer at Acquia, where he leads all engineering, product management and security of the Acquia Platform.

Beyond his professional experience in software and technology, Chris holds an exec MBA from Harvard Business School, a certificate in advanced office systems engineering from MIT, and is a graduate of UNH.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Chris Stone and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.