Jim has led numerous assignments focused in business strategy, sales and marketing in the software industry, with over 15 years at the Arnold Group. Previously, he was Director of Development working with Gary Hamel at Woodside Institute, leading client research and management innovation in strategic resilience, growth, and business creation. He was Chief of Sales Operations in startup E2Open supply chain SaaS. In 5 years at Hewlett-Packard, Mr. Mackey was Manager of Corporate Strategy and Planning, leading executive projects in growth and business creation. He brings seven years of client consulting experience from Booz Allen & Hamilton and Strategic Planning Associates. Mr. Mackey has been published in the MIT Sloan Management Review, and is quoted in the business press. Mr. Mackey was awarded an MBA from Stanford and graduated from Brown University with dual degrees in Engineering, Economics and Management.