James Kemp currently serves as the Executive Director at Kinect Capital. Prior to this, he held the role of Managing Partner at a successful consulting firm, where he actively mentored entrepreneurs within the Silicon Slopes ecosystem.
During his tenure from 2009 to 2019 at Adobe as the Chief of Staff and Worldwide Business Operations leader for the Adobe Digital Experience business, James played a pivotal role in propelling annual recurring revenue from $300 million to $3 billion. He managed high-stake M&A activities, overseeing due diligence and integration for 20 global transactions ranging from $30 million to over $4.5 billion.
James’s responsibilities extended across multi-million-dollar business units in APAC, EMEA, and the US. Leading virtual teams of over 1,800 employees, he executed more than 50 global operational plans, consistently achieving annual revenue growth exceeding 20%.
Throughout his career, James excelled in building high-performing teams and fostering client relationships. He represented CEOs and GMs at high-level meetings, offering valuable insights and expertise. His strong relationship-building skills and commitment to client satisfaction resulted in a contract renewal rate exceeding 95%. James is a results-driven, accomplished professional, offering expertise in strategic planning, operational management, and team building, making him a valuable asset for Kinect Capital.