Jim Ellis, Advisory Partner



Jim Ellis is a Lecturer at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. His teaching focuses on new venture formation and the effective management of small to mid-sized enterprises. Prior to teaching, Jim co-founded Asurion, the world’s largest handset insurance company, with Kevin Taweel. He currently serves on the boards of a number of companies including BUILD, Service Source Inc., Memento Press, Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, and Southern California Risk Management Associates. Jim holds an MBA from Stanford University and a Bachelor’s degree with high honors in Economics from Dartmouth College.