James C Simmons
Chair, Board of Directors
Jim comes to ConnectYourCare with 30 years of experience in the technology industry. In 1999, Jim was named Chief Executive Officer and President of SunGard Availability Services, a leading international provider of managed IT services and information availability. After growing revenue five-fold over seven years, he helped structure the $11.6 billion dollar transaction that made SunGard the single largest private equity buyout in the technology arena at that time.
A highly sought after speaker and expert on information availability, Jim has appeared on “CBS MarketWatch”, CNBC’s “Power Lunch” and “Business Center”, CNN’s “Business Unusual” and Fox News Channel’s “Your World w/ Neil Cavuto”.
He is a graduate of Furman University where he currently serves on the President’s Advisory Board. He is on the boards of ConnectYourCare and Protective Sports and previously served on the boards of Metastorm and WebOps.