Love More Kids Committee | CFO, Bazaarvoice
Jim brings more than 25 years of financial and operational experience in public companies to the Bazaarvoice team, including corporate finance, investor relations, mergers and acquisitions, and sales. As chief financial officer, Jim leads all aspects of Bazaarvoice’s global financial operations.
Jim has an extensive record of leading emerging, innovative companies through periods of high growth. Before joining Bazaarvoice, Jim served as CFO at Convio Inc., where he guided the company through three acquisitions and an initial public offering. During his tenure, the company grew from $9 million in revenue in 2004 to more than $80 million in revenue in 2011, leading to Convio’s acquisition in May 2012 by Blackbaud Inc. Prior to Convio, Jim was president and chief executive officer of Traq-Wireless, Inc., which followed his roles as chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Pervasive Software, Inc. Jim also served as chief financial officer and vice president of Administration of Tivoli Systems, Inc., which was acquired by International Business Machines in March 1996.
Jim holds a B.S. in Accounting from Illinois State University and an M.B.A. in Management and Finance from The University of Texas at Austin.