Jim’s skill in identifying trends, patterns and problem areas is based on deep knowledge, spanning many generations of hardware and software platforms and methods across the spectrum of large and small public and private enterprises. Jim has spent almost 40 years in the lT industry, spanning many roles from product engineering, product management and marketing. He played both the consumer and provider role in multiple generations of IT products. He developed products, developed marketing plans for products, and deployed technology in large corporations. He held a series of jobs where he applied this broad perspective to product and business development. He also has been a Financial Analyst covering technology sector equity issues.