Venture investor focused on commercial aviation and travel (trip planning, booking, enterprise systems, airline operations & maintenance, tourism, hospitality, loyalty, etc). Interested in travel-related concepts in areas like AI/ML, marketplaces, biometrics/identity, data science, mobility, process automation, predictive analytics, augmented reality, sustainable travel, and robotics.
Former entrepreneur with passion for helping founders build companies. Founded one of the first commercial drone services businesses in the Pacific Northwest. Previously @Boeing/Insitu and @USAirForce. 10 years experience working with unmanned aircraft systems including operating surveillance drones overseas and managing operations for DoD programs.
MBA from the University of Oregon and BS in Technical Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Jim is attending / has attended:
The 2019 New England Venture Summit
VSVC West 2021
Venture Summit Virtual Connect | Global 21