Jim Caprara, 2024 Chair of the Board of Directors
Jim is recognized across multiple industries with more than 30 years of global achievement in high-visibility positions, including C-suite and senior leadership roles of CEO, Chief Learning Officer, VP GM, VP Business Development, and VP Human Resources Development, as well as roles in Sales Management, Training and Education, Operations, and Administration.
Jim’s learning roles have included CLO for NVR, VP HRD for Nextel Communications, both VP HRD and VP GM for Ciena, and VP for McGraw-Hill. At McGraw-Hill, Jim supported the game-changing launch of a revolutionary authoring platform, bringing the power of adaptive learning into the self-managed hands of learning organizations everywhere.
Recognized for thought leadership and innovation, both through the design and execution of successful go-to-market business strategies, and as a leader in talent management and learning industry breakthroughs, Jim currently serves as Managing Director for Newport Consulting Group.
Prior to this role, Jim served as President and CEO of American Energy Services, leading the company’s redesign and bringing the company to a successful sale in 2019. In a second CEO role, Jim successfully repositioned TXO Systems to be a qualified and recognized provider of services to the US Government, making TXO the only such company in their space.