Zach James is co-founder of ZEFR. In this role, he is responsible for leading ZEFR’s overall strategy and operations, as well as overseeing the company’s product development and technology strategy.
Zach started his career at the VC-funded startup Omniture in various operations roles. During his tenure, he watched the company grow to become the fastest growing publicly-traded software company with over 1,000 employees. Zach has worked in the venture capital industry with Hummer Winblad Venture Partners in San Francisco.
Prior to ZEFR, Zach worked as an investment banker at Credit Suisse. He was responsible for tracking and recognizing up-and-coming Internet startups and bringing them to potential acquirers. While there, he was involved in Google’s acquisition of YouTube for $1.65 billion.
Zach is a graduate of Brigham Young University where he founded and ran the school’s chapter of the largest student-run venture fund in the nation – the University Venture Fund. He serves on the board of LA-based startup AwesomenessTV.