Bill received a BS in 1972 from West Point with concentrations in math, physics, chemistry, and engineering. He was an NCAA All American Wrestler and captain of the wrestling team. He is an eight-year infantry veteran, Airborne, Ranger, Arctic Light and Mechanized Infantry in the United States Army. His industrial experience started in 1980 with working for Honeywell for six years setting up manufacturing capabilities around the US and Europe. In 1986 he founded Applied Statistics to develop and sell the software, electronics, and tools to implement Statistical Process Controls for manufacturing processes. In 1989, he founded JITCorp to create the software to clarify and proactively manage the selling process. JITCorp’s principal products are WebClerk and CommerceExpert. In 1998 he began working on the patent for applying distributed collaborative computer networks to improving the mobility process (6,810,817). JPods LLC was founded to implement the re-tooling of transportation in the niche of highly repetitive, commuter range transport of people and cargo with payloads less than 1200 pounds. Bill is the author of Desktop Hosting, A Developer’s Guide to Unattended Communications (http://search.barnesandnoble.com/Desktop-Hosting/Bill-James/e/9780471207672&prid=9780471207672&lkid=J15005220&pubid=K17117) (Wiley), which outlines technology and concepts for networking the supply matrix. He holds Patent 6,810,817, Intelligent Transport, which applies distributed collaborative computer networks to moving physical packets, a Physical-Internet™. Bill is married with grown children and is a runner.