Jim Orrison

Principle Consultant, XTIVIA
Jim Orrison
Jim Orrison is a Principle Consultant for XTIVIA who partners with business leaders to ensure data initiatives stay aligned to strategic objectives. With 30+ years in the evolution of Application Development and Database Management systems, Jim has led innovations in Information Integration between platforms and partners.
Jim has a passion for solving business problems first and foremost: Understanding root symptoms, abstracting issues with options, gaining consensus and then delegating execution to see teams celebrate the successes that are achieved. He has 20 years with two publicly-traded corporations in management and executive leadership as well as 16 years with Consulting and Product Development Ventures in Enterprise Integration and Data Management.
Jim has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Auburn University with a Masters of Business Administration from Samford University. He has taught at the university level and has presented at National conferences in ODTUG, DGIQ and MDM & DG Summit Series. Jim is an active historian, is the Crew 2538 Advisor in Birmingham, enjoys backpacking and college football as well as referees High School soccer.