John Robb
GM, Zimbra R&D dir
John leads the engineering and product teams for VMware Zimbra. As part of this team, John manages the product roadmap, product priorities, engineering investments and quality assurance initiatives. Previously, John managed business and product strategy for the mobile messaging group at Openwave Systems, which included the multimedia messaging, voice mail and instant messaging product lines. Prior to Openwave, John was responsible for leading the teams that defined product strategy and go to market planning at Mspect (acquired by Telephia) and Cellmania (acquired by RIM). John has a Master of Business Administration degree from Chicago GSB, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in political science and a Bachelor of Science in environmental engineering from Northwestern University.

A Great Year in Review- Thank You from the Zimbra Team

By | September 18, 2008
In 2003, we founded Zimbra because we thought that existing e-mail and calendaring solutions were broken and we knew we could create something much better – that something is the Zimbra Collaboration Suite (ZCS), an Ajax-based collaboration client that integrates email, contacts, shared calendar, instant message, documents with sharing capabilities, advanced search and VoIP into a browser-based interface. We owe the thousands of members of the Zimbra community many thanks for their ongoing contributions – together, we’ve achieved great things! We’ve given customers “new and improved” mailboxes and we’ve focused on creating the best possible experience for collaboration – streamlining overflowing inboxes, organizing correspondence, and reducing the hassles of managing communication tools on the back-end. A year ago, we joined the Yahoo! family to extend Zimbra's reach, share our expertise to one of the top mail services in the world – Yahoo! Mail – and to continue to change the face of how users collaborate at school, work, and home. Yahoo! has given us the resources, including greater computing power, to continue to expand and update ZCS with new features, and support an ever-growing customer base.… Read more »