James has spent his career starting and growing tech startups and running engineering teams across many industries. After graduating early with honors from Tufts University, he started his first company at age 22 and has since built up expertise across the entire startup stack. He brings deep knowledge and experience across engineering, design, product, finance, operations, and management. He has led engineering teams at Endurance International, Happier, and Jana, and has started multiple innovative tech companies from social media to the outdoor industry before moving into real estate tech. After years of personally buying and selling real estate, he co-founded Torii to solve the pains that exist for consumers in the slow-to-innovate, but massive real estate industry. He co-founded BHR to solve one of the industry’s most significant problems presenting one of the largest opportunities: the reliability and availability of data. James is an avid outdoorsman and is also a licensed real estate broker.