Associate Director of Business Development - Alliances & Ecosystem Lead at Tata Communications
Startupbootcamp Smart Transportation & Energy Berlin Mentor
James is an Austin, Texas based technology strategist and global business development executive, with a history of industry transforming telecom, consumer electronics, networking, multimedia, gaming and computing products. Currently focused on mentoring entrepreneurs with a focus on Connected Devices / Internet of Things, incl. cyber-physical systems, sensor networks, embedded & wearable computing, related privacy and security concerns, predictive analytics and cloud-based contextually relevant services.
James has extensive experience building alliances and ecosystems around emerging technology, over the years, he has taken a leading role in leading numerous standards bodies and normative organizations. Raised on the boarder in Texas speaking Spanish, living in a German-speaking household, he’s multilingual with cross-cultural skills earned throughout the U.S., Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific. In his spare time, he scuba dives and goes wilderness trekking in deserts across the Southwest U.S.