James McClelland is the Senior Global Director of SAP Utilities & Energy Industry Solution Marketing. His responsibilities include sales strategy and go-to-market programs for the global utility industry; supporting the interaction between sales force and key industry segment customers to ensure effective, ongoing product and solution communication; acting as market advocate and spokesperson for utilities strategy, including customers, prospects, industry groups, partners and analysts; driving sales and pipeline generation programs for global industry community; product strategy and direction; and all media, publication and analyst relations. He was previously Regional CRM Sales Manager of North American Strategic Accounts at Oracle Corporation, and Senior Director of Solution Selling at Siebel Systems before it was acquired. Prior to 2000, James held management and executive positions with SAP Utilities in Asia Pacific and the Americas. He has worked in the utilities industry for over 25 years managing industry applications and creating business strategy for utilities deregulation.