Jim is a Technology Evangelist for Microsoft who covers the Northeast District, namely, New England and upstate New York. He is focused on engaging with the development community in the area through user groups, code camps, BarCamps, Microsoft-sponsored events, and on-line. Currently Jim's focus is on mobile applications and their integration with cloud services.
Jim joined Microsoft in April 2008 after nearly 12 years working for Sybase in a support and sales consultant role for its developer tools, specifically PowerBuilder and EAServer. Prior to that he worked on various DoD projects at MITRE (Bedford, MA) and BDM International (in McLean, VA, now subsumed by Northrop Grumman). Jim received a B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science from Austin Peay State University and his M.S. in Computer Science from Duke University.