Jim is the founder and principal of Linnean Solutions, which provides consulting services to organizations to help them understand their total environmental impacts and work to reduce them. He was formerly the Director of Strategy and Business Development at BuildingGreen, LLC. In this capacity, he worked with design- and construction-related firms and agencies to bring green design into their standard practice. He also lead a number of high-profile projects, including the development of the BuildingGreen Suite (BuildingGreen.com), through funding from NYSERDA, and a research and writing project to create Green Guideline Specifications, funded by EPA. His work also included leading the development of the recently launched LEEDuser information resource.
Jim is the Vice Chair of the Board of the Massachusetts Chapter of the USGBC, a board member of the Green Resources Institute, and has spoken at numerous conferences and seminars around the US. He was educated at Lehigh University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.