James Zimbardi has been helping startups and large organizations bring innovative ideas to fruition for over 19 years. Mr. Zimbardi has served large organizations such as Disney, Science Application International Corporation (SAIC), Florida Hospital, National Cancer Institute, and World Vision with their innovation and big ideas projects. In collaboration with these institutions, James has worked on large-scale Internet startups reaching $45 million in scope. He has also helped incubate dozens of startup ventures such as Allgen Financial Services and Amusement Park Rentals.
Mr. Zimbardi received a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Technology from Stetson University. He also graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as a Sloan Fellow in Innovation and Global Leadership where he received an MBA and training from some of the top innovators in the world.
While at Stetson University, James was responsible for establishing the first online career fair on the Internet in 1996.
James has been interviewed and published in the Wall Street Journal, SmartMoney, Investment Advisor Magazine, Broker Dealer Journal, and Orlando Business Journal.
James’ past and present community involvement includes serving as Vice-Chairman on Florida Hospital’s Celebration Health Foundation Board, a graduate and facilitator of Lifework Leadership, honorary member of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, member of MIT NYC Club, and member at Grace Bible Church.