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Jim Ricotta

CEO & Chairmain

JimRicotta
CEO & Chairmain

Jim is an experienced start-up CEO, board member, and Fortune 500 division GM. Prior to Aliro, he was the CEO of five venture-backed companies that produced exits exceeding $1 Billion. Jim has raised venture funding at a variety of stages, recruited and lead management teams, brought products and services to market, acquired customers and grown revenue. He has launched companies and product lines in new spaces, and successfully sold emerging networking businesses to Cisco and IBM for $1 Billion.

Jim won an Emmy Award for outstanding engineering achievement in developing Avid Technology's digital video editing system. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell, and an MBA from Harvard.