Jim is recognized internationally as an industry expert in various Internet access technologies such as TVoIP, VoIP, DSL, two-way satellite and wireless, as well as in leading edge security and enterprise applications. He has also been in several senior high security consultative roles including to US federal law-enforcement in the Washington, DC area as well as for Interpol in Lyon, France, both involving Internet security and anti-terrorist technologies and the Virtual Private Networks that support them.
Jim advises some of the most innovative and leading-edge entrepreneurial ventures in the industry today, serving on various Board of Directors and Advisory Boards interfacing with management and Venture Capital firms. He is also active in International not-for-profit industry standards setting including serving on the Board of Directors of the DSL Forum for four years.
He is a frequent chairman, speaker or moderator at tradeshows, conferences, and summits. A respected Internet technologist in all the emerging technologies such as VoIP (Voice and Video over IP), he is known for his visionary technology leadership and strategy and has been recognized in EE Times as one of the twenty-one key “architects of the next generation of the Internet” in the world at that time.