John Dragoon serves as Novell’s senior vice president and chief marketing officer. Mr. Dragoon brings over 24 years of high technology operations experience to his role, and is responsible for all aspects of Novell’s marketing strategy and activities worldwide, including corporate marketing, field marketing, partner and channel marketing, product and solution marketing, sale enablement and marketing operations functions.
Prior to joining Novell, Dragoon was the senior vice president of marketing and product management at Art Technology Group where he was responsible for all aspects of ATG’s product plans and strategy, product marketing, and corporate marketing. Before ATG, Dragoon spent more than 16 years at IBM, where he held a number of marketing and sales positions, including director of marketing, IBM Supply Chain Management Solutions. After IBM, Dragoon served as vice president, operations, Internet Capital Group, where he was on the board of nine partner companies providing guidance on strategy, marketing, business development, financing, and product development.
Dragoon holds an MBA from Cornell University and a bachelor of science in computer science and economics from Union College.