Jim has been at the intersection of education and technology for over thirty years. A former teacher, Jim built and managed the first high speed internet enabled computer lab in San Diego County and learned first-hand the successes and challenges of technology in the classroom. In 1996, Jim joined McGraw-Hill as the company transitioned from print to online delivery of content and assumed company leadership roles in digital product development. In 2009, Jim served as Chief Strategy Officer at Achieve3000 where he helped guide the company’s growth and product strategy. In 2014, Jim joined IXL Learning, a leading provider of K12 math and English Language Arts software, where he led the sales and professional development teams. Currently, Jim is Senior Vice-President of Sales/Success at BrainPOP.