James C. Griffin
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Technology Officer

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Jim Griffin is a seasoned IT executive with over 25 years of experience in technology and information systems. Jim's talents are focused on building technology-driven engineering and professional service/support teams, communicating a common vision, and designing innovative solutions that address both internal and client-centric goals. Jim is a technology strategist and has consulted for multiple industries and organizations on a global scale. He is a proven leader, innovator and technology visionary widely respected for his thought leadership and recognized with multi-industry awards and U.S. patents.

Prior to joining Fleet Advantage, Jim has held several high-profile technology positions, having responsibility for all aspects of technology including infrastructure, software development and applications, systems support, and telephony. Jim has significant experience with implementing new software development and deployment processes in multiple environments that have substantially improved the company's performance. Jim has also led the integration and on-boarding of new IT teams resulting from competitive acquisitions and strategic alliances.

Formerly, Jim was founder and CEO of Diversified Software Industries, Inc. (DSI), a software technology company that provided development and consulting services for the transportation sector. Jim expanded the company from a one-man-operation to an organization of over 60 employees. Under Jim's direction, DSI became the industry thought leader for in-vehicle display and information systems, receiving two patents and multiple industry awards for innovation and quality. In 2001, Jim negotiated the sale of the Company to NEXIQ Technologies, a company providing in-vehicle diagnostic solutions. Jim remained with NEXIQ and helped re-position the company as a leading provider of telemetric and wireless diagnostic solutions that was eventually acquired by Snap-On.

Jim also served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

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