John C. Gonzalez, Director of Engineering

John C. Gonzalez, Director of Engineering

John Gonzalez has been at Internet Archive for three years working to support, coach, and expand the technology and operation teams at the heart of Internet Archive service delivery. His role has allowed him to apply over 30 years of experience in business and technology management to the Internet Archive mission of Universal Access to All Knowledge.

Immediately prior to his position Internet Archive, Gonzalez directed product strategy and development for multiple content management offerings. From 2005 to 2014 he was Director of Content Management Products at the Xerox where he managed a $22 million product line of document management products. From 2001 to 2005 he was VP of Product Management and Strategy for Clearstory Systems (WebWare Digital Asset Management software).

In May 2017, Gonzalez joined the board of the Buck Institute for Education (BIE), an organization whose highest priority is to help teachers prepare students for successful lives.

Starting in 2009 (and concurrent with his time at Xerox) Gonzalez served on the Board of Directors for the San Francisco Children’s Creativity Museum (CCM;, including two years as Chairman and 2 years as Treasurer. The Children’s Creativity Museum provides youth (ages 2-12) with experiences and programs designed to expand creative literacy and design thinking. During his 6-year tenure, Gonzalez worked with and then led the CCM board to both expand patron demographics and to stabilize financial and organizational scaffolding.

In the late 1990’s Gonzalez was part of the Getty Images Corporate Business Development team (VP of Business Development) where he participated in the acquisition and integration of multiple digital stock photography companies and negotiated business partnerships with Adobe, Lycos, Alta Vista, and other iconic early-internet organizations.

Gonzalez has also held positions in product management and business development at Intel, Sequent Computer Systems, In Focus Systems, Now Software, and Extensis. He earned a BS in Computer Science from MIT (with honors) and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.