Vice President and General Manager, Application Management
John Newsom is vice president and general manager of the Application Management business unit at Quest Software. He has global responsibility for the business unit, including product management, R&D, marketing, sales, professional services and technical support. John drives both the vision/roadmap, as well as the execution toward that vision for Quest’s Application Management solutions, centered around Foglight solution for Application and Services Management, and STAT solution for Application Change Lifecycle Management.
John provides a unique combination of technical depth, broad market awareness from years of hands-on leadership with extensive enterprise customer engagement in the area of Application Management, and exceptional communication skills. He has been with Quest for more than 12 years and has held numerous senior management positions, including vice president, Worldwide Solutions Engineering, in which he was responsible for Quest Professional Services, solution architecture and presales engineering; and vice president, Americas and Asia-Pacific Sales. Prior to Quest, John spent 11 years in Silicon Valley in various software development and program management roles for Tandem Computers and Dalmo Victor. John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, with minors in mathematics and electrical engineering from California State University, Chico, and is ITIL certified.