Prior to co-founding Briabe, James held marketing management positions at Verizon, Verizon Wireless, BT Infonet (Networks Telephony) and Dial Soap. Additionally, he served as co-founder and general manager of 3G Interactive, LLC, a boutique marketing firm that helps technology firms develop and execute marketing strategies for competing international markets. While at 3G Interactive, James was instrumental in building relationships with such global clients as Telecom Italia Mobile, Vestel Turkey, Mint Telecom, Verizon and Infonet Services Corp.
James received an M.B.A. in marketing from Pennsylvania State University and a B.S. in economics from Purdue University.