Jim brings more than 25 years of executive leadership with extensive entrepreneurial and software technology experience. He is currently the President and CEO of Ignite Technologies, a leader in enterprise content delivery solutions. Jim also served as President and CEO of Calpont, a privately-held company that focuses on high-performance database solutions. Prior to that, he was the co-founder and CEO of MetaSolv Software, a leading global provider of operations support system solutions for communications service providers around the world. MetaSolv Software grew from three employees to more than 600 and went public in 1999 with revenues reaching $130 million in 2001.
Jim is the recipient of numerous honors including the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the Tech Titan Corporate CEO award from the Dallas Metroplex Technology Business Council. Before co-founding MetaSolv, Jim spent more than a decade in various positions at Texas Instruments.
Jim has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems from Arizona State University and resides in Dallas, Texas.