Jim is a Managing Director with GE Ventures, where he supports the Business Creation, Investing, and Licensing teams with business development and transaction execution. His primary focus is on strategy development and execution of GE Ventures’ companies. He oversees the execution of strategic partnerships, collaborations, and transactions, including financing, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures.
Prior to joining GE, Jim served as Senior Vice President at The Gores Group, a private equity fund with investments in high technology and industrial companies. He was also Senior Vice President and General Counsel the Pabst Brewing Company, where he led the transformation and ultimate sale of the company. Before his time with Pabst, Jim was Partner, Chair of the Capital Markets Group for Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP and an Associate at Sullivan and Cromwell LLP.
Jim received his JD from New York Law School and his BS degree from Santa Clara University.