Jim Ducay is a proven technology business leader having applied his executive management skills in marketing, engineering, finance and operations in running start-up, turnaround and high-growth companies for more than 20 years. His background includes running business operations at Avaya Networking, an industry leader in software based, secure fabric technology, and being the Chief Operating Officer of SES Americom, which was one of the largest commercial satellite operators in the world. He also held senior leadership positions at Ameritech, Bell Atlantic and Nynex. Academically, Jim earned an MBA in Marketing and Finance from the University of Chicago that complements his Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Engineering from the University of Illinois. Jim’s strengths are business development and operations with an interest in working with companies as they transition through their growth stages.