Jim has parlayed his boyhood fascination with sports statistics into a successful career as a data geek. As CEO of Cortera, his mission is to change the B2B information universe with long overdue insights into businesses to help organizations improve sales performance and risk management.
Prior to Cortera, Jim was the COO of LexisNexis Risk Management, a unit of Reed Elsevier that provides data solutions for customers in banking, insurance, law enforcement and other markets. Jim joined LexisNexis through its acquisition of Seisint, which was the largest acquisition of a venture backed company in 2004 at $775 million.
Joining Seisint pre-revenue as Executive Vice President, Jim held several leadership roles in product, partner, data, sales and marketing as the company grew to $120 million in revenue over a five-year period leading up to the acquisition by LexisNexis.
Earlier in his career, Jim spent several years at a technology and management consulting company working with companies to solve data management, analytics and process automation problems.
Jim holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology.