co-founder, in September, 2008, with Simon Johnson of The Baseline Scenario a widely-cited commentary on the global financial crisis, mostly focused on the situation in the USA. James received his A.B. from Harvard University and his Ph.D. in French intellectual history from the University of California, Berkeley (b. 2007.)
He has worked as a consultant for McKinsey & Co.and later was Director of Product Marketing at Ariba, where he led product strategy and marketing for the Platform Solutions division and the Ariba Network. He was a co-founder of Guidewire Software, Inc., an independent software vendor for the property & casualty insurance industry, where he helped write the requirements for their initial product, Guidewire ClaimCenter, managed the first customer implementation project, and served as Vice President for Marketing.
And maybe I'm biased, but I feel like anyone who gets into Stanford or Yale Law are wonderfully accomplished people and I'd love to hear your backgrounds.