chief industrial designer
James has a diverse background in product and packaging design, having earned both IDEA and Good Design Awards, as well as numerous other awards and patents. He is highly regarded for his inventive methodology and his passion for design. The "ConferenceMaster" audioteleconferencing system, which he worked on while at Teague Associates, is on display in the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in the collection of industrial design. After receiving a Bachelor of Industrial Design from Syracuse University, James began his design career in Connecticut, before joining New York firms Human Factors Industrial Design and Teague Associates, where he worked for over 8 years before joining Product Ventures, as one of the agency's first designers.