Jim Estill

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About me

Gender Male
Industry Technology
Occupation CEO
Location Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Introduction I started a computer distribution company - EMJ Data from the trunk of my car in 1979. With a great team we built the company up to $350,000,000 in sales and sold to SYNNEX in Sept 2004. I became CEO of SYNNEX Canada until May 2009. I am now a partner in Canrock Ventures - an early stage active technology investment fund. I have long had in interest in early stage technology businesses and was on the board of RIM (Blackberry) since before they went public for 13 years.
Interests computers (of course), technogadgets, technology, bridge, running, health, triathlons, learning, audio books, reading, canoeing
Favorite Music audio books
Favorite Books 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing, Good to Great, Adversity quotient, Unique Ability, The world is Flat, Freakonomics, Biodiesel Power, Guinevere, and way too many to list.