Chief Revenue Officer

Jim is founder and Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) of 3Cloud, leading its marketing, sales and customer care as well as business development pursuits. With more than 24 years of experience in software engineering, sales and global services delivery leadership roles, he brings extensive experience in helping companies digitally transform.

Jim brings strong expertise in helping companies align their strategic vision and unique assets with the power of the cloud to both achieve operational benefits and enable new revenue streams for the company. He partners with client leadership and delivery teams to develop a clear vision and plans that deliver measurable, differentiated results.

Before launching 3Cloud, Jim was the U.S. Central Region General Manager for Microsoft, where he led their $1 billion revenue generating Corporate Accounts (CTM) organization and was responsible for its direct and channel “go to market” efforts to serve over 3600 customers across 18 states. Prior, he also was the Worldwide Managing Director for the Telecommunications Industry – authoring Microsoft’s industry solutions viewpoint, “go to market” strategies and global solutions partnerships.

Prior to joining Microsoft, he was a Strategy Manager at Accenture, translating information technology into strategic business advantage, and an Industry Solutions Manager and Architect at the IBM Corporation, designing and delivering large-scale custom software and solutions for discrete and process manufacturing clients globally.

Jim earned an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the Pennsylvania State University.

Job title:
Chief Revenue Officer

What that means:
Lead 3Cloud’s sales, marketing and strategic business development efforts and guide our business advisory services.

Why he’s excited about Azure:
Never have I seen a platform that is so robust and can so fundamentally change the economics of a business.

Dream job after consulting:
World traveler.  I lived abroad, in Brazil and UK.  And I enjoy meeting new people and experiencing new cultures.

Furthest he’s traveled from home:
Singapore, where I spoke on Microsoft’s Global Telecomm and Media strategy.

Little known fact about Jim:
I am a HUGE student of Daniel Goleman’s works.

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