Jim is the founder and CEO of BrightEdge, the leading global enterprise Search, Site and Social Platform. He combines in-depth expertise in developing and marketing large on-demand Big Data software platforms with hands-on experience in advanced SEO and Social Media practices. Prior to founding BrightEdge, Jim was at Salesforce.com where he led a core part of the platform products team that delivered the industry's first cloud computing platform. His experience includes working with many of the world’s leading global brands such as Salesforce, Macy's, Marriott, Microsoft, and VMware and on BrightEdge partnerships with Adobe, Facebook and Twitter. Jim holds an MBA from Stanford and a Master's of Engineering from the University of Virginia.