Jim O’Neill is HubSpot’s Chief People Officer. He joined HubSpot in 2007 as CIO and helped scale the company from fewer than ten employees and a handful of customers to nearly 800 employees and more than 13,500 customers. During those years, he helped design and build HubSpot’s highly scalable cloud infrastructure, for both the HubSpot product as well as the company’s internal use, both building from and leveraging the top SaaS and Cloud providers and creating next generation platforms. He has also helped build innovative, technology-based solutions to help make HubSpot a great place to work and preserve our unique culture even as we continue to see rapid growth. In 2015, he was named CPO and took on management of HubSpot's culture and people operations.
Prior to joining HubSpot, Jim was CTO and President of Pyramid Digital Solutions, where he helped reinvigorate the technology platform while doubling the revenue in under two years and then ultimately helped sell the business to SunGard in 2005. Following the sale, Jim stayed on as SVP and CTO, designing and building an enterprise software platform for financial services partnering with strategic customers to bring this to market in under 2 years.
Throughout his career, Jim has focused on product development of new and emerging platforms to generate new revenue streams for start-ups or more mature high growth companies. Jim is an expert on cloud-based technologies, sits on the Massachusetts Governor’s Council for Innovation, holds a BSEE from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and speaks frequently at industry conferences and events.