James Hemmer has more than 25 years of experience in the hi-tech and communications industries, and has been a senior executive at companies in all stages of development from early stage to Fortune 500.
For the past 10 years, Jim has been President and CEO of Antenna. Under his direction, Antenna has evolved from very early stage to the leader in the enterprise mobility market. He has achieved this by consistently executing on a clear vision for how the market would develop and having a keen understanding of enterprise customers’ needs. A dynamic company in a dynamic market, Antenna has continued to experience steady organic growth, which has been accelerated by 4 strategic acquisitions of competitors and related technology companies. Today, Antenna is the trusted mobility partner of the world’s leading companies.
Prior to joining Antenna, Jim was senior vice president and general manager for ADC Corporation's [NASDAQ: ADCT] Software Services Division. Jim accepted the position in February 2001 following ADC's acquisition of CommTech Corporation, an enterprise software company focused on the telecommunications service provider market, where he was president and chief operating officer.
Prior to CommTech, Jim was senior vice president of operations at Cap Gemini Telecommunications, a division of Cap Gemini Group. He was responsible for operations and sales in the telecommunications sector, the fastest-growing segment of Cap Gemini's North American organization.
Jim also played a key role as a member of the senior leadership team at Computer Sciences Corporation [NYSE: CSC], establishing a substantial global communications business for the company. During his nine years at CSC, Jim ran the company's Asia-Pacific communications business unit, managed a global customer care and billing product-line organization, and developed the company's European communications business unit in London.
Jim holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University and an MBA degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.