Jim Jindrick is the editor of 5Ktips.com. He is also Director of Corporate Engagement at the University of Arizona (Tucson).
His background includes creating, sustaining, and scaling new internal corporate ventures, spin-off and spin-in companies, and independent startups. Ventures he developed have generated well over one billion dollars lifetime revenue to date.
Jim is a University of Arizona Eller Entrepreneurial Fellow. He served as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at UA and the University of Oregon. He's been a technology venture development mentor and guest speaker for corporate clients and universities worldwide.
As a senior corporate executive, he had responsibilities for international marketing, high tech research and development, creating fast-context-switching multitasking real-time software operating systems, industrial electronic product engineering, and manufacturing operations.
Jim has received forty-four US and international utility patents for innovations in ”smart-grid" electric power distribution automation controls, automotive test and diagnostic equipment, and personal computer instrumentation systems. He is an IEEE Life Member.
Broadcasting at radio and television stations in Madison, Milwaukee, and Racine was Jim's first career funding his education at the University of Wisconsin.
His favorite saying: "Save Swing Jazz, Pelicans, and Oxford Commas!" (There's a story there, ask him when you see him ... by the way, that's tip 5353!)