John Roberts (software entrepreneur)

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John Roberts
John Roberts (SugarCRM).jpg
Born 1966
Washington, D.C., USA
Occupation X2Engine Inc. CEO, X2Engine CRM

John Roberts (born 1966, in Washington, D.C., USA) is an American software entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of X2Engine CRM an open source based Customer Relationship Management CRM software company in 2011. X2Engine is a CRM system including a marketing automation, sales, and service application based on an open source php software project. X2Engine has more 11,000 server installations spanning 160 countries. Previously John co-founded SugarCRM,[1] serving on both the board of directors and as CEO.

John lives in Santa Cruz, California and is an active cyclist, sailor and motorcyclist.[2]


Prior to founding X2Engine Inc in 2011, John cofounded and was CEO of SugarCRM Inc from 2004 to 2009, Roberts worked at various customer relationship management vendors, including E.piphany, BroadVision, Baan/Aurum Software and IBM.[1] He has a degree in Business from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has also co-authored several software engineering patents.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "SugarCRM Executive Team: John Roberts". SugarCRM. Retrieved 2008-07-14. 
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