Jill James

CEO Founder
Sif Industries

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* Financial Management, Strategic Planning, Funding

Jill James is CEO & Founder of Sif Industries, LLC, a consulting and coaching firm that puts female founders from creative and non-managerial backgrounds on the fast track from founder to CEO. She started her career in banking as an analyst with J. P. Morgan and AXA Financial in New York City. In her journey from employee to founder, she’s had roles in product management, marketing, sales, and C-level leadership at six VC-backed startups, with four exits.

At the University of Chicago, she earned a BA with honors in Political Science from The College and an MBA in entrepreneurship, strategy, and marketing from the Booth School of Business. She serves as an advisor to Boutique Box and is on the board of the Media, Economics, and Entrepreneurship (M{2}E) program at the USC Annenberg School of Communications. After a year of digital nomading from Valencia, Spain, Jill is back in in Los Angeles with her husband and son.