James R. Stritzinger, Jr.

Department of Exercise Science
Arnold School of Public Health
University of South Carolina
Technology Center to Promote Healthy Lifestyles
915 Greene Street, Suite 403
Columbia, SC 29208

Cell: 843-290-4149
Fax: 803-777-5457
Email: stritzij@email.sc.edu

 

ENTREPRENEURIAL/RESEARCH INTERESTS

Fascinated by the use of digital health technology to improve global health.  Collaborating with the TecHealth research team to build software and analyze big data to uncover trends and develop appropriate interventions.  Working on all of this with an eye towards building a high-tech startup and hiring a lot of Gamecocks to change the world!

 

EDUCATION

Master of Science, Health Information Technology, In Progress

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

 

Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, May 1986

Electrical and Computer Engineering Alumni Hall of Fame (2015)

NC State University, Raleigh, NC

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA (Columbia, SC)                                                                             1/17 – Current

Entrepreneur in Residence, Technology Center to Promote Healthy Lifestyles (TecHealth Center)

Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health

 

REVOLUTION D, INC. (Columbia, SC)                                                                                                       2/07 – Current

Founder / President: An information technology consulting firm that provides executive management and advisory services to a variety of organizations. Major contract customers:

 

  • CONNECT SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC                                 7/14 – Current

Executive Director: A public-private partnership commissioned by the Office of the Governor to work with each of the state’s broadband providers to create detailed maps of broadband coverage and to assess the current state of broadband adoption, community-by-community, across South Carolina. This work serves as a foundation for addressing remaining service gaps while also engaging state, regional and local leaders in workforce development activities designed to bridge South Carolina’s digital divide.

 

  • ENDURINGFX, LLC                                 1/12 – Current

Founder/President: Launched startup and serve as lead software developer.  Selected as 2012 National Finalist (Top 2) in the Sanofi Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge.

 

  • IT-OLOGY, LLC 1/13 – 6/14

Director, Grow IT Initiatives: As a non-profit, worked with communities and organizations to promote, teach, and grow IT careers. My role was to focus on existing professionals and provide events and training for continuing professional education.

 

  • IMMEDION, INC 1/10 – 8/11

VP Sales & GM Columbia Data Center: Responsible for managing data center operations and building sales team. Monitored construction of the Columbia data center and recruited initial operations team.

 

  • TRIBRIDGE, INC 5/08 – 2/09

Director, Carolinas / Microsoft Dynamics SL Practice Leader: Managed the 22-person Dynamics SL consulting team.

 

SOUTH CAROLINA RESEARCH AUTHORITY (Columbia/Charleston, SC)                                      11/05 – 2/07

Executive VP & General Manager, SC Public Interest Research

President, SC Launch: Developed a groundbreaking partnership between SCRA, the University of South Carolina, Clemson University, and the Medical University of South Carolina into an entity known as SC Launch.  In addition, oversaw the Research Services division, the South Carolina Nutrition Consortium, and the South Carolina EPSCOR program.

 

SEACOAST SYNERGY, INC. (Hilton Head Island, SC)                                                                           11/01 – 11/05

Founder / President: Created one of the first technology business accelerators in South Carolina and provided a $1.7M seed-capital fund using a majority of personal capital.

 

GREAT PLAINS / SOLOMON SOFTWARE, INC. (Atlanta, GA)                                                          9/98 – 1/01

Vice President, Solomon Technology Center: After acquisition, managed professional services located in four regional offices (Atlanta, Dallas, Pleasanton, and Wilmington) and a team of 75 consultants.

 

CLEARVIEW SOFTWARE, INC. (Wilmington, DE)                                                                                  5/90 – 9/98

Founder / President: Boot-strapped custom software company and grew the startup from 1 to 48 employees located in 4 offices throughout the U.S. and in Mexico. Designed/developed multiple integrated applications for the Solomon IV accounting environment. Clearview Software was acquired by Solomon Software in 1998.

 

THE DATA PLACE, INC. (Newark, DE)                                                                                                       4/88 – 5/90

VP, Systems Engineer: Analyzed customer requirements and then designed and implemented numerous local area networks.

 

GENERAL ELECTRIC CO. (Charlotte, NC)                                                                                                  5/86 – 4/88

Field Engineer: Provided installation and maintenance support for GE products located in manufacturing environments throughout the Carolinas. Worked on high voltage switchgear, transformers, digital drives, and motors. Specialized in software development for programmable logic controllers (PLC’s).

 

AWARDS / RECOGNITION

NC State University, Electrical and Computer Engineering Alumni Hall of Fame (2015)

Nominee, Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Leadership Hilton Head-Bluffton

Savannah Business Journal’s “40 under 40”

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Adobe Photoshop

Android

IP/DNS Configuration

Java

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Dynamics Accounting/CRM

Microsoft SQL Server

Microsoft Visual Studio (.NET)

Workstation/Servers

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Aspen Institute Executive Seminar (2005)

Engineer in Training (NSPE, 1998)

Microsoft Certified Professional (1993)

Novell Certified Netware Engineer (1990)

 

AFFILIATIONS

SC Future Minds

Liberty Fellowship

Aspen Global Leadership Network (AGLN)

Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)

American Red Cross

Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

FastTrac SC

FIRST Robotics

Greater Beaufort-Hilton Head Economic Partnership

Hilton Head-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce

The First Tee

SC Biotechnology Incubator Association

SC Chamber of Commerce

SC Venture Capital Investment Authority

Technical College of the Lowcountry

 

HOBBIES / INTERESTS

Triathlon (Ironman 70.3)

Running (Marathon, Half Marathon)

Golf

Hiking

SCUBA