James is the CFO at Yamaha Motor Ventures. He provides financial and operational oversight for the firm, which includes all financial reporting and analysis, treasury, fund and portfolio management.
Prior to joining YMVSV, James held senior executive roles in hypergrowth start-ups and Global Fortune 500s, such as Beats, Zodiac Aerospace and ASSA ABLOY. His experience spanned across leading M&As, successful turnaround of a global division, a $3B exit to Apple and a global financial carve-out of connected products.
James received his M.S. in Business Taxation from USC. He also holds a dual B.S. in Business Economics and Physiological Science from UCLA.