Jim Moran joined North Bridge Venture Partners in mid-2009. Prior to joining North Bridge, Jim was Chief Executive Officer of Covergence Networks, a developer of leading edge software-based session border controllers and Unified Communications applications to global 1000 enterprises. Jim successfully engineered the acquisition of Covergence by Acme Packet (NASDAQ:APKT) in May of 2009, which yielded a 6X return to investors in the subsequent 12 months. Prior to Covergence, Jim was a co-Founder of edocs, Inc which became the leading provider of web self-service and online billing & payment solutions to the Fortune 500, and was acquired by Siebel Systems in 2005. Additionally, Jim was an early investor, board member & Chief Operating Officer of Virtusa (NASDAQ:VRTU) which grew from a standstill in 1998 to a global leader of information technology services and over $450 million in revenue.
Prior to his entrepreneurial career, Jim was Senior Vice President of Sales at CheckFree Corporation where he played a key role in growing revenues from approximately $28 million to over $200 million leading to a successful IPO in 1995. Prior to CheckFree Jim held various sales positions at EMC, XL/Datacomp and Software 2000.
Current boards include WP Engine, erecruit, Outsystems, and Carbon Black. Prior boards include BankFirst National (NASDAQ:BFOH), edocs, Virtusa (Nasdaq:VRTU), Covergence, County Savings Bank, Paydiant, Confer (acquired by Carbon Black), SpringCM, Antenna, Active Endpoints (sold to Informatica), Currensee, Awareness, Firm58, Surge Trading, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio. Jim is also a Founding Member of the Ohio Tech Angels. Jim received his Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Northeastern University in 1987.