named TIE Communications, one of Canada's fastest growing telecom equipment manufacturers. which grew from a start-up with under 10 employees into a $150 million a year public company in 5 years. Tie was sold in 1988, and Jim stayed on until January 1992, when he left to found Williams Telecommunications Corp.
Jim is currently President and CEO of Williams Telecommunications, Dakota Technologies, Frontrunner Network Systems and recently ICS Telecom.
Williams Telecommunications Corp, is recognized as the premier independent worldwide distributor of telecommunications equipment and supplier of information and customer service. Williams houses the most extensive new and remanufactured inventory available in the industry.
A noted philanthropist and active member of the community, Jim inspires other business leaders to view corporate social responsibility not as an obligation, but an opportunity to realize their potential for giving back. Jim has generously donated not only financially but has also participated in fund-raising events, contributing his time that has not only raised awareness but also tens of millions of dollars.