James Bairey, a former Silicon Valley marketing executive, founded Forno Bravo in 2003. Prior Forno Bravo, Mr. Bairey was the founder and managing partner of a consulting firm that worked with large companies, including Microsoft, Intel, Apple, 3Com, and Novell, as well as scores of successful start-up companies. His firm's clients created a number of breakthrough products and services, including the first major Internet service provider, web authoring software, Internet firewall software, network-attached storage, web application server, and web calendar services. Through mergers and initial public offerings, the firm's clients created over $5B in market value.
He has lived in Spain, England, Austria, and Italy, and currently resides with his wife and two daughters in Pebble Beach, California. He is an avid distance runner, and is committed to running a sub 3 hour marathon in 2011—he's at 3:04. You can sponsor James to run the Boston to Big Sur Challenge and raise money for the Christopher Reeve Foundation.