Author - James MacLennan
James MacLennan (Jim) is the Chief Information Officer at IDEX Corporation, a global manufacturer selling highly engineered products to a variety of markets. Jim has responsibility for Corporate IT services for IDEX’ portfolio of businesses, and drives innovative thinking through initiatives that leverage Information and Technology as growth drivers for the industrial manufacturing space. Jim has 25+ years of experience in a variety of business models and markets, translating strategic drivers into tactical plans and tangible results. His career spans multiple industries, including real estate / property management, building construction and maintenance services, pharmaceuticals, consumer durables, industrial products, and consumer package goods. Jim started his career at a software development and consulting firm, which gives him unique insight into the role of Digital in creating value. Jim’s book, Don’t Think So Much, lays out his vision for accelerating digital business. He also regularly publishes his observations and insights at MakerTurtle.com.