GLOBAL MARKETING EXEC. >>
"James completed several multi-national projects for me at HP and Intel. He is smart, clever, insightful and exceptionally strategic. He transformed the way we thought about our business, and helped us break through clutter and differentiate in a meaningful way. His recommendations were actionable and game changing. He is fun to work with and deeply committed to the end result."
Jan McDaniel, Hewlett-Packard & Intel
GLOBAL SENIOR EXEC. >>
"James is quite non-traditional and gifted. He has a profound ability to focus deeply, which takes him to knowledge and meaning where most people never think to look. His quick wit makes it fun to share the ride with him, but the journey isn't always comfortable. He often follows his unpredictable instinct of where to look for connections, opportunities, and wisdom, then his mind leaps from point A to a solid C while many are still scrambling to find B. James is piercingly astute, and he is never satisfied with superficial thinking. I've seen some of the smartest people I know delight in James' unique thinking and style. In the end, his C is usually better than most people's D, E, or F."
Jim Kober, American Express
GLOBAL AD AGENCY CEO >>
"James gets to the heart of complex challenges quickly, then communicates about them in clear, compelling, and accessible ways. He is one of the smartest people I’ve worked with, and is always thinking about how to best maximize results, even if that means challenging “business as usual.” He's also a lot of fun! James supported Saatchi San Francisco in developing many highly successful campaigns for HP, including their first global ad campaign."
Mary Doan, Saatchi
GLOBAL AD AGENCY PRESIDENT >>
"When I've worked with James, I've always found his thinking to be creative and challenging, not mundane or shallow. He gets to the heart of the problem, attacks it with relentless curiosity and passionate energy, then brings the highest levels of strategic thinking to the table."
Rob White, Fallon