He is in-charge of mobilising tech giant Atlassian’s global operations, sales, services, channels & support teams

Jose Morales

Head of Global Field Operations, San Francisco, USA

Worldwebforum Atlassian

Why you should listen

Jose Morales is the Head of Global Field Operations at Atlassian, the innovative Australian software company, developing market leading products such as JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, and HipChat. Jose ran Corporate and Business Development while also building and running the field operations function.

He led the completion of top global projects including HipChat, VertygoSLA, SourceTree. He built and managed a strong corporate development team which supported all of the business units. He also created a business development function proactively partnering with leading technology companies.

At the end of 2015, he decided to focus on the Field Operations function exclusively which makes him the strong force behind Atlassian’s sales, channels, and support teams all over the world.

Hear Jose speak at Worldwebforum 2020 about how he’s helping teams all over the world collaborate more effectively.

About Atlassian

Atlassian is a leading provider of collaboration, development, and issue tracking software for teams.

With over 138,000 global customers (including 85 of the Fortune 100), we’re advancing the power of collaboration with products including Jira, Jira Service Desk, Jira Ops, Confluence, Bitbucket, Trello, and more.

Driven by honest values, an amazing culture, and consistent revenue growth, we’re out to unleash the potential of every team.



Jose Morales Heads the Global Field Operations at Atlassian. He also  led the company’s mergers and acquisitions practice, managed the Customer Development team which includes Atlassian’s partner programs, training and enterprise architects, and was responsible for the HipChat business. Atlassian has more than 20,000 customers—including Microsoft, Facebook, Cisco, Oracle, Proctor & Gamble, Exxon, BMW and NASA—using its collaboration and software development products to work smarter and deliver faster results.

Prior to joining Atlassian in 2011, Jose served as vice president of business development at Jaspersoft, the leading open source business intelligence solution, where he was responsible for technology alliances, corporate development, global channels and general strategy. Jose also held leadership positions in business development, sales, marketing, and finance at R4 Gobal Solutions (acquired by Verisign), Mercator (acquired by Ascential and subsequently IBM), Epiphany, Niku, and PeopleSoft. Jose holds an M.B.A. degree from Thunderbird School of Global Management and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Loyola Marymount University.