Shawn Edmondson is Vice President of Product Strategy at rPath, the application engine provider for the private cloud. With seventeen years of experience in the software industry, he has served multiple roles in software engineering, engineering management, and product management, primarily at startup software companies. Shawn joined rPath from HP Software (formerly Opsware, Inc.), where he held several roles for the Opsware Server Automation product line, including product management for virtualization and compliance as well as engineering management for reporting and content delivery. Prior to Opsware, Shawn managed software development at Masergy, Inc., a startup network service provider in Texas, and at TenFold Corp., an enterprise application framework startup in San Francisco. Shawn holds a BA degree in Computer Science from Harvard College.