John Goodson serves as a senior vice president product development and technology for CCC Intelligent Solutions. Goodson joined CCC in 2020, bringing years of experience as a leader of both business and technical organizations for a number of technology companies, including Progress Software, DataDirect Technologies, Merant and Intersolv.
Previously, he served as chief product officer for Verint, leading the company’s vision, transformation to a contemporary portfolio, R&D operations and global support for customers. Prior to joining Verint, Goodson was CPO/CTO at both Progress Software and DataDirect Technologies and was an industry leader in data access middleware.
In addition to his experiences leading product development for tech companies, Goodson owns numerous technology patents, helped invent several industry standards, such as Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) and Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) and is a published author (Data Access Handbook).
Goodson holds a B.S. in computer science from Virginia Tech.