Jim Peterson works as a chief engineer for Yellowbrick Data, a startup providing hybrid cloud data warehouses. With over 35 years of experience in the management of computer software and hardware development, his specialty for the last 10 years has been databases and flash storage.
Prior to joining Yellowbrick, he worked as an architect for Fusion-io / SanDisk. Before Fusion-io, Peterson worked at Catalytic / Agility Design Systems on hardware and software compilation. He spent three years at Remedy as the VP and GM of the Core Product Unit, where he managed the combined platform, applications, and marketing teams for newband enhanced Remedy products.
Before Remedy, Jim directed engineering efforts for various Adobe Systems products, including FrameMaker and PostScript. Before Adobe, he lead or designed various software and hardware products, including digital and mix-signal ASICs.
He has a bachelor’s degree in applied physics from Caltech, as well as a master’s degree in engineering from UCLA.