Gartner Expert

JP Corriveau

Research Director

J.P. Corriveau covers storage software for the technology and service provider (TSP) markets. He has more than 30 years of international experience in directing enterprise software development and implementations. Having run data centers for CVS Pharmacy and Waters, he has expertise in strategic software development and international negotiation, advising senior IT executives on budget planning and allocation, acquisitions of technology companies, statistical modeling and ROI analysis, staff and line management of up to 5,000 employees. He recently managed product marketing for EMC products Avamar, NetWorker, SourceOne and Data Protection Advisor.

Roles and responsibility

Marketing Managers and Product Managers in storage vendors

CIOs; Data Center Managers; Backup, Recovery and Archiving Managers; and Storage Managers in end-user organizations

Previous experience

Most recently, he spent 10 years at EMC, running field SE and deployment teams and backup, recovery and archiving product marketing.

Professional background


Sr. Director

CA Technologies

Sr. Vice President

CVS Pharmacy

Data Center Manager

Areas of coverage

Accelerating Infrastructure Innovation and Agility (retired)

Identify Growth Opportunities across the IT Market (retired)

Exploit Data Center Infrastructure Market Disruption (retired)

Exploit Infrastructure Software Opportunities (retired)

Grow Agile Infrastructure Opportunities (retired)


A.S., Accounting, Computer Management Information Systems, Bryant University, Smithfield, RI

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Strategy and planning for storage software development

2Building ROI or TCO models for storage software sales or budget planning

3Marketing for storage products

4Creating deployment best practices for storage software products

5Transition to subscription-based licensing