James studied Computer Science and Spanish at Vanderbilt University where he found his passion for Mobile Development through creating his first application, a Harry Potter trivia game with over 25,000 downloads. After graduation, he joined Microsoft as a Technical Evangelist in Miami and New York City where he became a frequent speaker on Mobile, Cloud, and Entrepreneurship. James spends his spare time taking online courses, and has completed courses on topics such as IOS, Android, Full-Stack Web Development, and cross-platform mobile development with Xamarin. James has also mentored and participated at several hackathons, including Hack Memphis.
During his time at Microsoft, James worked frequently with local startups and entrepreneurs. This experience influenced him to co-found QR Social, a social media consulting business, with one of his best friends. As Co-Founder, James is responsible for Technical Development, Web Development, Design, and automated tooling.