As the inventor of Paper Water Bottle, Jim is a co-founder and Senior Vice President of Design of the company. In his role, he is instrumental in envisioning the creative design, brand strategy, technical development and innovation pipeline for the Paper Water Bottle. Jim has been an industry leader for almost three decades and is the managing director of JW3D, LLC located in Chicago, Illinois. His passions lie in designing products that bring global responsibility, which is why he found the need to create an innovation that could replace plastic bottles. Jim received a B.F.A. in Industrial Design from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. In his spare time, he enjoys oil painting, playing ice hockey, and cooking.