Jim Simons is a founding Managing Director of Split Rock Partners and focuses on software and Internet services companies.
Prior to founding Split Rock Partners, Jim served as General Partner of St. Paul Venture Capital, which he joined in 1996, and focused on early-stage investing in software and services opportunities. Before joining St. Paul Venture Capital, Jim was a partner at Marquette Venture Partners, where he was responsible for investments in a variety of industries. Jim began his career in the investment banking group at Trammell Crow Company and in the corporate finance department at First Boston Corporation.
Jim received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and History from Stanford University and a Master of Business Administration from Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.