Josh is co-founder and CEO of Panjiva. Josh began his career at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he provided strategic advice to Fortune 500 clients. Later at iFormation Group, a joint venture of BCG and Goldman Sachs, Josh launched new, technology-enabled businesses. More recently, Josh learned first-hand about the challenges of doing business across borders while at E Ink, a high technology company with a global supply chain. Josh is a graduate of Dartmouth College, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and Harvard Business School where he received Baker Scholar honors. Recently, Josh was a featured speaker at the Web 2.0 Summit and at DataContent ’09. Josh has been quoted in articles about global trade appearing in Fast Company, Financial Times, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal
James is co-founder and CTO of Panjiva. James is a veteran entrepreneur and is responsible for Panjiva’s technical direction and product development. James worked for Intel Research, where he incorporated artificial intelligence techniques into his computer architecture work. James also conducted artificial intelligence research at Caltech and is published in the field of computer science. While serving as Panjiva’s technology lead, James is pursuing a doctoral work in large-scale parallel computer architectures in the Computer Science Department at MIT. James holds a B.S., summa cum laude, in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University and an S.M. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT.
Michael is a General Partner at Battery Ventures. Since joining Battery Ventures in 1998, Michael has made, or managed, multiple investments in the areas of financial services, enterprise software and technology-enabled business services. Michael currently serves on the board of ExactTarget, Fingerhut Direct Marketing, J. Hilburn, Panjiva, and TradeKing. In addition, he has been actively involved with Battery’s investments in ChemConnect (acquired by InterContinental Exchange), The London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE) (acquired by Euronext), MRU Holdings, and OutlookSoft Corporation (acquired by SAP). From 1996 to 1998, Michael was a member of the High Technology Group at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he worked on numerous debt and equity financings and merger and acquisition assignments. Previously, he was a Financial Analyst within Goldman’s Financial Institutions Group between 1994 and 1996, where he focused on merger and acquisition assignments within asset management, insurance, specialty finance and retail/mortgage banking. Michael graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University with a dual BS in Finance and International Business.
Jonathan is the CEO and Founder of TLISTS, the real-time channel platform. Before TLISTS, he was Director of Research Operations for Gerson Lehrman Group, the world’s largest expert network. In that capacity, Jonathan was responsible for strategic oversight of Gerson Lehrman Group’s product offerings and research services. Prior to GLG, Jonathan was CEO of OuterForce, a provider of a software platform for the management and compensation of expert networks. Before OuterForce, Jonathan led Product Development and Technology for The New York Times Electronic Media Company and was responsible for the design and development of all products and services, including The New York Times on the Web. Jonathan received an undergraduate degree from McGill University and pursued graduate studies in Cognitive Science and Instructional Technology at Columbia University.