Jim is the CEO of the Inc. CEO Project and helps leaders grow companies. He specializes in issues that fast growth firms experience in their business models, talent, processes, and systems as they reach higher levels of performance. Jim and his team work with over 100 CEOs of high growth companies to identify and obliterate the things that stand between them and continued organizational success. These firms represent nearly $20 billion in revenue and 100,000 employees. With 30 years of leadership in business, he brings experience in leading global organizations in both public and private environments across many functional areas to the table. His most recent firm had a valuation of $1.6 billion. He has been quoted in the New York Times, Time, Huffington Post and National Public Radio. His ideas have been translated into 9 languages and he has done business in over 27 countries. He is a Certified Sommelier, avid soccer player, prolific reader and recently climbed Kilimanjaro.