Jim Olson

Jim Olson served as a Business Specialist at the Engineering Translational TechnologyCenter (ETTC) at University of California, Davis, advising on company formation, strategy,and financing. He also taught classes as an Adjunct Faculty in the Graduate School ofManagement at UC Davis for over a decade. Previously, he was Executive Vice President ofvideo compression systems at TANDBERG Television and CEO of SkyStream. AtTANDBERG, he focused on building and marketing video compression offerings. Jim hasheld leadership roles at 3Com Corporation and Hewlett-Packard, where he led severalsuccessful product launches. He is an active angel investor and a guest lecturer at StanfordUniversity and UC Davis. Jim holds a BSEE from UC Davis, and MSEE and MBA degreesfrom Santa Clara University.