Jan 30, 2019
Jim Baum is currently a Venture Partner at OpenView and serves
on multiple boards including Logz.io, Applitools, project44 and
DataStax. Jim previously served as President and CEO of Netezza
where he drove the nearly $2B acquisition of Netezza by IBM in
2010. Jim also led Endeca’s early rise from tiny startup to the
leading provider of innovative information access and delivery
software solutions. Prior to Endeca and Netezza, he served at PTC
as an Executive Vice President and General Manager.
On this episode, Jim discusses his experience as a venture partner and the difference between joining a board as an investor vs. an independent board member, why sitting on a board is a great opportunity for executives and advice for expansion stage CEOs looking for the right board members.