As CEO since 2006, Jim Griffith has led the transformation of Corporate Technologies into one of the largest managed services providers in the country. He has led the acquisitions of four companies that now provide IT Services in New Jersey, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Idaho, and California. Prior to joining Corporate Technologies, Jim was COO of Orion Telecommunication, an Australian phone company which was successfully listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. Previously, he served as President of NewTel Communications in Europe, having responsibility for operating companies in Spain, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. In 1999, he was recruited by a venture group as President of NewTel Spain, a telecommunications company that provided telephone, internet, and web page hosting services. He began his career as CEO and Founder of 1stCall Communications in Minneapolis, MN. He earned his BS in Business at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.
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