CEO Klarrio US
Jim Smith is co-founder and CEO of Klarrio US. With more than 20 years of experience in software development, software architecture and customer success, Jim helps Klarrio customers transform their organizations by providing real-time data engineering and analytics solutions that drive business value.
Jim began his career at Sandia National Laboratories, in Livermore, Calif. While with Sandia, he designed high-speed data-acquisition systems and distributed computing systems, and modernized a broad range of legacy code.
He joined IBM in 1997 as a Senior Software Engineer, helping to develop a web-based transportation and logistics solution for some of IBM’s largest clients. Later, he joined the Emerging Internet Technologies jStart team.
Jim led architecture and development for the team, providing light-weight development, refinement and Agile engagement methodologies for thousands of IBM customers looking for new technology solutions to gain a competitive edge. His broad range of experience has led to a deep understanding of how to help customers of all sizes to become data-driven organizations.
Jim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the University of California at Davis.