James Jones has over 15 of business experience in both start-ups and public companies. In that capacity he has worked in strategic and operational roles, developing corporate and business unit strategies, assisting with fundraising, creating financial models, and improving operational processes.
Prior to joining Singularity University, Mr. Jones was the Managing Director and founder of Ardito Advisors, a strategic consulting firm. Also, Mr. Jones led corporate finance at Kana Software, Inc. and, for Accenture, served in strategic consulting and, for Goldman Sachs, worked in investment banking. He started his professional career as an Officer in the United States Army.
Mr. Jones received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy. He has served on the Board of Directors for several non-profit organizations and leads local, Bay Area support, for the Admissions Office of the United States Military Academy at West Point.