Meet SmartBear's
JOHN PURCELL

Careers - John’s Story
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John’s Story
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John grew up in Ireland and studied engineering. He came to the U.S. as part of his first job on a one-year contract and never left, earning his MBA at Babson College. When SmartBear was looking for an experienced product leader, they reached out to John for his 15 years of expertise in software development and management.
Careers - What John Does
 Vice President, Products
What John Does
Vice President, Products
John is primarily focused on driving forward the API product toolset and finding additional ways to provide value for clients and their users. Some of his day-to-day responsibilities include formulating roadmaps, listening to customers and the market, and converting insight into product and feature decisions. John looks at client success from a product perspective.
 
 
“Have energy—demonstrate passion and a drive to learn.”
 
“Have energy—demonstrate passion and a drive to learn.”
 
 
“If you’re looking upwards to make decisions, you’re looking in the wrong direction. We want to encourage informed risk-taking.”
 
“If you’re looking upwards to make decisions, you’re looking in the wrong direction. We want to encourage informed risk-taking.”