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About

Jim Jindrick is the editor (and occasional author) of CompetitiveCreativity.com and 5Ktips.com.

He is an experienced corporate executive in high tech research and development, real-time multitasking software operating system design, product engineering, manufacturing operations, and international marketing.

Jim has received seven US and thirty-seven international patents for innovations in ”smart-grid" electric power distribution automation controls, automotive test and diagnostic equipment, and personal computer instrumentation systems.

His expertise includes creating, sustaining, and scaling new business ventures. He has launched internal corporate ventures, spin-off and spin-in companies, and independent startups. Ventures he developed have generated well over one billion dollars lifetime revenue to date.

Jim is a University of Arizona Eller Entrepreneurial Fellow and was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at UA and the University of Oregon. He's been a technology venture development mentor, instructor, and speaker for corporate clients and universities worldwide. He has produced and delivered a series of corporate entrepreneurship programs for several Fortune 500 companies.

To finance his education at the University of Wisconsin, Jim's first career was in broadcasting at radio and television stations in Madison, Milwaukee, and Racine. He is an IEEE Life Member.