|University of Southern California (USC), BA||1989|
Jim is CFO at Mozilla. Over the last 20+ years in Silicon Valley, Jim has has helped build the financial and operational foundations for a few brand name, multi-billion dollar companies.
As one of NetFlix’s six co-founders, Jim built and managed all financial and operational functions from the company’s founding in 1997 until 1999.
His public company experience includes Intuit where he worked closely with the original founders from 1991-1996 including driving several M&A’s, the company’s 1993 IPO, and as Divisional Controller for the $100M Small Business Division (QuickBooks)
Since 2005, Jim has been CFO for Mozilla (Firefox) and has led the worldwide effort to grow the Mozilla team and operational infrastructure from less than 25 employees in Mtn. View to a worldwide operation of >850 employees in 11 offices on 4 different continents.
Jim currently serves as an advisor to several venture backed companies, VC’s, Silicon Valley Bank’s CFO Advisory Group and as a Director for the Alliance of CEO’s.
Jim graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in Bus. Admin (Finance) and a minor in Biology after initially pursuing becoming an Aerospace Engr/Space Doctor.
Jim has lived in Portola Valley for the past 20 yrs with his wife Lissa and his two children, Trevor and Claire and two dogs.
Jim and his family enjoys any kind of outdoor activity and looks forward to family traditions and annual vacations (Kirkwood skiing, New Hampshire summers, various camping adventures)