Jim Stikeleather is chief innovation officer for Dell Services, where his team enables, facilitates, and accelerates new technologies, business models, and processes to address evolving business, economic, and social forces for the company and customers.
For more than 30 years, Jim has designed, developed, and implemented award-winning information and communications technologies that help businesses and institutions succeed. He has also started and grown multiple companies. He has spoken and consulted internationally on digital infrastructures and the evaluation of emerging technologies, providing strategic guidance on their application to achieve business outcomes. Jim participates in international technology standards bodies, has multiple book and industry article contributions to his credit, and advises a number of technology incubators. Additionally, Jim holds two patents.
Jim came to Dell from Perot Systems and Meadwestvaco. Perot acquired a company he started, the Technical Resource Connection, in 1996.