Our Founder


james baireyJames Bairey, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, founded Forno Bravo in 2003 and serves as the company president. Prior to Forno Bravo, he was the founder and managing partner of a consulting firm whose clients included Microsoft, Intel, Apple, 3Com, and Novell, as well as scores of successful start-ups. His clients created a number of breakthrough products and services, including the first commercial Internet services, web hosting, web authoring software, Internet firewall software, network-attached storage, web application server, and web calendar. Through initial public offerings and mergers, they created over $5B in market value. James 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 baker and builder, and a nationally ranked age-group distance runner with a 2:55 marathon and 12:35 Ironman.

You can follow James on his Wood-Fired Blog.

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