Jim joined Vista Equity Partners in 2008. Jim sits on Vista's Flagship Funds' investment committee and is the Co-Head of the Chicago office. Jim sits on the boards of Advicent, Aptean, EagleView, Greenway and NAVEX.
Prior to joining Vista, Jim spent 25 years at William Blair & Company, including 14 years heading up the technology investment banking practice and 11 years as a technology equity research analyst. While at Blair, Jim completed over 50 equity offerings exceeding $6 billion in total value, and over 35 M&A transactions exceeding $18 billion in total value. Jim is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.
B.A. in Economics, Williams College, with honors
M.B.A., Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago