Jim is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Axia Capital Partners, and Founder and Managing Director of Valero Capital Partners. Both organizations invest in the lower middle market industrial technology sector.
Previously, was Senior VP and General Manager of the Factory Software Division of Brooks Automation. During his time at Brooks Automation, the company’s revenue grew from $24 million to $130 million in two years. Jim is also the CEO and co-founder of FASTech Integration where he raised $6.5 million in venture financing and grew the company’s revenue to $24 million.
Jim earned both a Bachelor of Science in Engineering & Operations Research from Columbia University and a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School