Jim Hamilton is a dynamic operational leader and entrepreneur with an extensive career in "C-level" executive management, driving change, consumer products, international retail, global sourcing, e-commerce, digital marketing and advertising, public and investor relations, finance, operations, logistics, technology innovation and portfolio management.
Jim Hamilton is president and CEO of the global investment and consulting company, Identity Ventures LLC. Hamilton has assisted many companies with worldwide go-to-market planning and execution, capital raising, product development, digital marketing and global sourcing initiatives. One of those companies is the dynamic PowerMat Ltd, where Hamilton served as co-CEO and vice chairman of the board of directors. PowerMat is now marketed as Duracell PowerMat.
With more than 25 years of experience in retail and consumer products, Hamilton has served as Corporate Vice President Global Retail and Distribution for Motorola Mobility (a subsidiary of Google), Executive Vice President of Marketing, Merchandising, Product Development and Global Sourcing at RadioShack Corporation, President of Argoquest Inc., CEO of Digital Shopping SA (Greece) and as a senior executive with Computer City, Montgomery Ward and Circuit City.
Hamilton is known as one of the “Fathers of Mass Computer Retailing”, as he co-founded and managed three of the top five computer retailers in the formative years of the computer industry and was instrumental in launching at retail, hundreds of brands like; Apple, IBM, Compaq, Hewlett Packard, Western Digital, Microsoft and Intel to the mass market.
Hamilton has been recognized in the "International Who's Who in Business Professionals" is President of the Longhorn Council, Boy Scouts of America and serves on the Consumer Electronics Association Board of Industry Leaders (CES Show). Hamilton is an Eagle Scout and former Grapevine-Colleyville ISD School Board Trustee, Director Colleyville Lions Club, President Colleyville Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association, Chairman Police Explorer Post 5201.
Hamilton holds a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Dallas, Masters Certification in Internet Marketing from the University of San Francisco and a Bachelor of Arts Degree, from Northeastern Illinois University.