New Economy lab
New Economy Lab is a social innovation firm that creates new digital social enterprises and initiatives, and offers expert advice to leading global and national organizations.
NEW york times
James was Chief of Operations of NYT Global, the international digital division of The New York Times, which he played a central role in establishing. He also led digital product and technology strategy.
Purpose builds large-scale online movements for social change, including starting several of the world's largest progressive digital advocacy groups. James was a founding partner and member of the original leadership team.
McKinsey & Company
Working with around 15 different clients on strategy, technology and finance projects, James began his career at the management consultancy McKinsey. Clients included state and national governments, global and national non-profits, and major businesses.
James was a graduate intern at the UN Division for Sustainable Development in 2002, writing a report on the use of scientific expert advice in the UN system. He also participated in the 1997 Kyoto COP-3 climate change negotiations, as well as Copenhagen COP-15 (2009) and Paris COP-21 (2015) in various NGO, journalism and advisory capacities.