James joined Frog in 2018 as an Operating Partner. Since 2004, he has worked exclusively in PE or VC, tackling sales challenges wherever I find them. He has led 2 successful PE exits; at Language Line in 2006 and Occam in 2010, where he was Chief Executive.
As an advisor or interim for Boards, James has worked all over the world, but primarily in the US and Europe with growth technology companies. In the last 16 years he has consulted on more than 150 businesses with over 20 different investment houses. Today he is an investor and also Chairman of a number of growth businesses.
Prior to becoming involved in PE, James held senior sales leadership roles at Experian and Harte-Hanks, building and growing sales teams founded on the pillars of proposition, process and people.
James is a Fellow of the Institute of Sales Management and a PRINCE2 certified Project Manager.