Jim Whims

Partner at Alsop Louie Management LLC

Jim Whims

Jim Whims

Partner at Alsop Louie Management LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Digilens, Inc.
TAG Networks, Inc.
TechFund Capital

RelSci Relationships

426

Number of Boards

15

Birthday

1955

Age

65

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Executive Chairman at Lookingglass Cyber Solutions, Inc.

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Founder at Digilens, Inc.

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Partner & Founder at Alsop Louie Management LLC

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Co-Founder at TechFund Europe Management SAS

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Venture Partner at TechFund Europe Management SAS

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Co-Founder at Phizzle, Inc.

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Venture Partner at Alsop Louie Management LLC

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Partner at Alsop Louie Management LLC

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Venture Partner at Alsop Louie Management LLC

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Founder at Mixman Technologies, Inc.

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Jim Whims
Partner at Alsop Louie Management LLC
Education
B.S.

Northwestern University is a private institution founded in 1851 to serve the Northwest Territory, an area that now includes the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota. In 1853 the founders purchased a 379-acre tract of land on the shore of Lake Michigan 12 miles north of Chicago. They established a campus and developed the land near it, naming the surrounding town Evanston in honor of one of the University's founders, John Evans. After completing its first building, its first building in 1855, Northwestern began classes that fall with two faculty members and 10 students. Northwestern has three campuses and a total of 12 Schools and Colleges (one of which is located in South Florida. Two campuses are located on Lake Michigan, a 240-acre campus in Evanston, the first suburb north of Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. One campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth in a setting enhanced by the richness of Chicago.

MBA, Finance & Marketing

The Eller College supports and develops a community of scholars and learners whose knowledge, integrity, and entrepreneurial spirit will transform business and society.

MBA Finance

Established in 1885, the University of Arizona, the state's super land-grant university with two medical schools, produces graduates who are real-world ready through its 100% Engagement initiative. Recognized as a global leader, the UA is also a leader in research, bringing more than $606 million in research investment each year, and ranking 20th among all public universities. The UA is advancing the frontiers of interdisciplinary scholarship and entrepreneurial partnerships, and is a member of the Association of American Universities, the 62 leading public and private research universities. It benefits the state with an estimated economic impact of $8.3 billion annually.

Career History
Partner
2010 - Current

Alsop Louie Partners 1 LLC, part of Alsop Louie Management LLC, is a company headquartered in San Francisco, CA. The firm provides venture capital and investment services.

Managing Director
1996 - Current

TechFund Capital LP seeks investment opportunities in technology companies located in the United States. The fund focuses on companies operating in the fields of networking & telecommunications, enabling technologies, wireless & mobile communications, convergence technologies and internet infrastructure. It provides financing for early and expansion stage capital requirements and also makes co-investments.

Lead Partner
Current

Digilens, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets transparent liquid crystal displays. The firm also provides application specific optical elements for original equipment manufacturers in the consumer, automotive and specialty displays markets. The company was founded by Jonathan D. Waldern in 2003 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

Boards & Committees
Director
Prior - 2013

Smith & Tinker is creating connected entertainment products, that move seamlessly back and forth from online to offline, and immerse the audience in a community of fellow participants from around the world. It has assembled a world-class team of creative individuals from a wide range of disciplines. It endeavors to have a great deal of fun while working hard to reinvent play for the connected generation. Additional investors include Alsop Louie Partners and Foundry Corp

Director
2000 - 2012

PortalPlayer, Inc. designed and manufactured semiconductor and firmware components. The company offered software for original equipment manufacturers of personal media players and notebook computers with secondary displays. PortalPlayer was founded by John H. Mallard in 1999 and headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Lead Independent Director
1997 - Prior

THQ Inc. was developed and published interactive entertainment software focused on the core gamer on all popular game systems. The company developed its products for all popular game systems, personal computers and wireless devices. The company was founded in 1989 and was headquartered in Agoura Hills, CA.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 +
2013

Northwestern University is a private institution founded in 1851 to serve the Northwest Territory, an area that now includes the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota. In 1853 the founders purchased a 379-acre tract of land on the shore of Lake Michigan 12 miles north of Chicago. They established a campus and developed the land near it, naming the surrounding town Evanston in honor of one of the University's founders, John Evans. After completing its first building, its first building in 1855, Northwestern began classes that fall with two faculty members and 10 students. Northwestern has three campuses and a total of 12 Schools and Colleges (one of which is located in South Florida. Two campuses are located on Lake Michigan, a 240-acre campus in Evanston, the first suburb north of Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. One campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth in a setting enhanced by the richness of Chicago.

Political Donations
$250
2012

The Republican National Committee (RNC) is a U.S. political committee that provides national leadership for the Republican Party of the United States. It is responsible for developing and promoting the Republican political platform, as well as coordinating fundraising and election strategy. It is also responsible for organizing and running the Republican National Convention. Similar committees exist in every U.S. state and most U.S. counties, although in some states party organization is structured by congressional district, allied campaign organizations being governed by a national committee. Reince Priebus is the current RNC Chairman.

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