James is an experienced executive and advisor in the gaming and tech sector. He is the Founder and CEO of Concept Art House, a leading creative services company for gaming industry. With over 20 years of experience in games and tech, James has held positions as board member, advisory board member, public company officer, and CEO where he led his company from seed financing to a successful exit in 2012.
James is also a partner at Fifth Era, an investment and consulting firm focused on early stage technology-enabled companies. His investments include: Codex protocol, LunaDNA, Hadron Cloud, and Keiretsu Capital Blockchain (LP in Pantera, Blockchain capital, etc).
James serves on several Advisory Boards both domestic and international including: Keiretsu Capital Blockchain, the fund of the World’s leading angel network; 1World Online, a Blockchain-powered data and advertising platform; Redemption games, a leading casual game developer; Playfull, a game company offering food rewards for winning; Readyup, an Esports platform focused on connecting and improving gamers of all skill levels; Tilting point, a next-generation game publisher and Venturebeats’ Gamesbeat, the leading news source for the video games industry. James is also a board member of San Francisco Suicide Prevention.