Key Managers

We aspire to set ourselves apart through our outstanding products and services. Our mission can only be achieved by virtue of the exceptional talent and craftsmanship of our skilled developers, content creators, and their managers. VMS Software's management team include members with both deep roots in OpenVMS, going back to the Digital Equipment era, and more recent OpenVMS devotees from other industries. What the management unequivocally shares, is an absolute passion for solving customer challenges … and doing so with maximum skill, and yes, good humor.



Jim Janetos

Chief Executive Officer

Jim Janetos, Chief Executive Officer, brings over 30 years of computer industry experience to his role. Jim has a variety of engineering and management experiences in computer server hardware and software engineering at Digital Equipment Corporation, Compaq Computer, and Hewlett-Packard. Jim uses a pragmatic and collaborative approach to drive his vision of the OpenVMS product and ecosystem now and in the future. Jim holds a BSEE from the University of Michigan and an MSEE from Purdue University.

Terry R. Holmes

Chief Revenue Officer

Terry Holmes, Chief Revenue Officer, is responsible for driving the corporate revenue strategy. Terry brings over 25 years of experience leading national and global sales and marketing organizations, including growth initiatives of various sized organizations, serving the aerospace, automotive, financial services, government, healthcare, and other markets. Prior to joining VMS Software, Inc. Terry worked at Madico Specialty Films, Polaroid Corporation, and several European and USA-based specialty engineering companies. Terry is a graduate of The University of Michigan Ross School of Business.

Jenn Wickman

Chief Operating Officer

Jenn Wickman, Chief Operating Officer, is charged with defining and driving the infrastructure, IT, legal, and operations strategy at the company. Jenn brings more than 20 years’ experience in the software industry at such companies as IBM, Rocket Software, and Pegasystems Inc. to her role at VMS Software Inc. Jenn holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alberta.

Nicole Hart

Vice President of People Strategy

Nicole Hart, Vice President of People Strategy, is charged with defining and driving organizational design, change management, and workforce planning at the company. Nicole brings over twenty-five years of experience working for large enterprise and best-in-class HR organizations including the Boston Globe Media Group, RSA, AppNeta, and Access Information Management. Nicole holds a Bachelor of Science from Plymouth State University.

Dave Sweeney

Chief Customer Advocate

Dave Sweeney, Chief Customer Advocate, is responsible for ensuring that the present and future needs of OpenVMS customers are represented in the actions and plans of VMS Software Inc. Along with advocating for customers, Dave leads the Software Support and Training teams. Dave brings more than 20 years of experience in the software field at companies including Digital Equipment Corporation and Hewlett-Packard. Dave has a bachelor’s degree from Emory University and a Master’s degree from the University of Rhode Island.

Danielle Dickie

Chief Financial Officer

Danielle Dickie, Chief Financial Officer, is involved in all aspects of the company’s finances, including accounting, financial planning and analysis, financial reporting, and financial compliance. Danielle brings nearly 20 years of experience in the software industry at Estorian Inc. (now 21st Century Software) where she wore several hats before moving into a CFO role. Danielle holds a BS in Finance and Business Management from Babson College and a Master’s degree in Whole Systems Design from Antioch University.

Eddie Orcutt

Chief of Business Development

Eddie Orcutt, Chief of Business Development, is responsible for supporting business growth, through customer and market definition. Eddie has been part of VMS Software Inc. since its formation, serving for 4 years as VP of Engineering and 1 year as Chief Operating Officer. Before joining VMS Software Inc. Eddie was owner and Principal Engineer at Availability Experts, an engineering design consulting company. Prior to this, Eddie spent 22 years working for DEC/Compaq/HP in various field engineering positions in the federal, state and local government and commercial sectors. Eddie is the founder of several companies, including Ketech Corp., Masstech Inc., and System Design Engineering. Eddie holds a BSEE from Mississippi State University.

Clair Grant

Chief Technical Officer

Clair Grant, Chief Technical Officer, is responsible for driving the technical strategy of the company. Clair brings over 40 years of experience in operating systems development and has worked at Digital Equipment Corporation, Compaq Computer, and Hewlett-Packard before joining the company. Clair has a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College and an MA from the University of Maine.

Dr. Brett Cameron

Chief Solutions Officer

Dr. Brett Cameron, Chief Solutions Officer, is charged with defining and driving the strategy for OpenVMS application services and open source. Brett brings nearly 30 years of experience in the field focusing on distributed systems, transaction processing, integration, and legacy software environment modernization, while working at Hewlett-Packard and the University of Canterbury. Brett holds a doctorate in chemical physics from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and maintains close links with the university.