Jim McGough is a Co-Founder and a Board Member at EdgeOne Medical and a Managing Partner of EdgeOne Venture Partners. He was previously an investor and board member at several big data and AI ventures, as well as an impact investor, from 2007 to 2012. Prior to that, he held various executive and intrapreneurial leadership roles in marketing and digital at Motorola (2004–2007) where he was head of Global Digital, Audi of America (1998-2004) and Citigroup (1995–1998).
Mr McGough, as evidenced by his tech-forward corporate employers, likes to be on the bleeding edge of technological innovation – as Head of Marketing & eBusiness at Audi he championed and led the first integration of a smartphone with an automobile, the Palm Treo 650 with the Audi A6, via Bluetooth such that a call could seamlessly transfer from a device to the vehicle. Mr McGough studied International Business at the Thunderbird Global School of Management at Arizona State University (US) where he earned a master’s degree in Management of Global Business, and has a bachelor’s degree in History from the University of California at Berkeley (US).