James M. Daquino is an ITIL certified operations executive and technology entrepreneur with over twenty years of broad-based professional experience in creative problem-solving ability, strategic leadership, excellent technical, organizational and decision-making skills, and an extensive background in data center operations, back-office critical environments and infrastructure, and DevOps engineering.
As a corporate technology professional, James has built an exceptional career in various roles as a CIO, Enterprise Architect, and Program Executive for several Fortune 500 companies that include: Prudential, Interpublic Group (IPG), Warner Bros. Studios, The Walt Disney Company, Amgen, and Unisys.
In addition to his corporate background, James was also responsible for founding and investing in a number of early stage startups including some that he personally managed, was responsible for raising capital, and achieved successful exits leading to multi-million dollar returns for investors. James is a graduate of California State University, Northridge with a Bachelor’s of Science in Management Science and Statistics. He also serves as an executive mentor to Columbia University graduate students on a volunteer basis.