Jim Gagnard

Chairman and CEO of SmartSignal Corporation

About Jim

Jim has over 25 years of executive management experience leading enterprise software companies. Until March 2011, Jim was Chairman and CEO of SmartSignal Corporation, acquired by GE. Prior to SmartSignal, Jim led several private software companies, including Questra, Launchpoint, and Diffusion. In addition, he successfully led publicly-traded Trinzic Corporation. Jim has created over $480 million of enterprise value for venture capitalists and strategic investors through successful exit transactions. Jim serves on the Board of Directors of Upwind Solutions, Agentis Energy, and A3 Solutions. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Illinois Institute of Technology, the Board of Overseers of the Stuart School of Business, and is the Chairman of the Illinois Technology Association.

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