Jim leads Gravity's research and engineering efforts.
Jim was formerly the SVP of Technology of MySpace, where he led technical operations and R&D. He was employee 12 at MySpace and the first technical architect. Jim was responsible for the initial architectural designs that allowed the site to scale from 100 thousand to over 125 million active users. Jim grew up in Ventura, CA, and studied business at USC. He's had a lifelong passion for CS, teaching himself to program at age 5.
BA, Business Administration
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|Jan 23, 2014||SoCal - Tech - Gravity Acquired By AOL For $83M|
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