Jim has over 20 years of operating experience as the senior business and corporate development leader in media technology companies, where he has closed numerous acquisitions, divestitures, and equity/debt transactions, ranging from $1M to over $2B in value. Prior to joining CloudCar, Jim spent 8 years at Macrovision/Rovi as EVP, Corporate Development, where he helped develop the strategy to transform the company from a physical media copy protection and enterprise software business into a global leader in digital content search & discovery and video distribution. In the process, he completed over twenty M&A transactions, including acquisitions ranging from AMG to Gemstar TV Guide.
Before joining Rovi, Jim served as general partner at Bay Partners, an early stage venture fund. Jim has also held senior executive positions or board seats at Pointcast, E.piphany, Rocket Science Games, and One Pass Film & Video, where he acquired the video division of Columbia Pictures. Jim is a member of the State Bar of California.