Jim joined the executive team at Crystal Group in January 2006. Jim is instrumental in driving product roadmaps and advanced research and development. Jim has been in the Avionics and rugged electronics business since 1985. He oversees systems design, compliance, quality management, and technological innovation for the company.
Jim’s innovative design prowess pioneered the rugged server chassis used to deliver seamless performance in harsh edge environments for the military and industrial computing markets. The company expanded on this industry-changing technology to expand into its current array of high-performance compute solutions. He has authored or co-authored 11 international patents. Jim holds a BSME from Iowa State and an MBA from the University of Iowa.