James Shepard
Founder, Managing Partner
James Shepard

Jim is a Founder and Managing Partner at GenNx360 Capital Partners. Prior to the firm’s founding in 2006, Jim served for 27 years with General Electric in a number of senior management positions covering commercial, industrial, medical and defense industries. Most recently, Jim held the position of President and CEO of GE Infrastructure Sensing, a 3,200-employee-strong global business, created from acquisitions, which grew under his leadership to a value of over $450M. This platform was one of the key initiatives for growth in GE during this time. Prior to that, Jim was promoted to a GE Company officer as the Vice President and General Manager of GE Healthcare Service, a $1.5B medical equipment, bio-medical, and information technology service business.

His organizations spanned the globe with operations throughout Asia, Europe, North and South America as well as Australia. His teams developed novel product and manufacturing technologies and patented many industry firsts. Jim has led both business financial and operational renewals for existing organizations and has been an innovator in synthesizing acquired entities and cultures for maximum growth, productivity and value.

Jim received his BS in electrical engineering and computer science from Princeton University and then went on to the University of Pennsylvania to earn his MS in systems engineering. He is a member of MAIN, a Philadelphia based organization that offers guidance and invests in minority owned or led enterprises. Jim is as an advisor and sits on the Board of small technology-based companies as well as the Board of Princeton University’s 1978 Foundation, the Advisory Board for the Electrical Engineering School and the Princeton Entrepreneurial Council.

Tonya Thomas
Tel: 212-257-6782