James comes to Rosehip Partners with extensive general management, marketing and sales experience in the mobile technology, Internet and real estate space. He is responsible for the product development and strategic direction as well as the day-to-day operations at Rosehip. James has over 15 years experience in business development and management roles in the technology industry, first as a marketing consultant to Cellular One Telecommunications and later with Oracle Software in the U.S. and Latin America, serving as Director of Business Development for the mobile and wireless group, Oraclemobile. James transitioned from technology into Hamptons real estate in 2004, gaining valuable experience as a successful agent at Prudential Douglas Elliman and later Brown Harris Stevens. Recognizing the Internet's power to transform brokerage, he founded Rosehip Partners with like minded, veteran entrepreneur, Joe Kazickas in 2008 and has led the development of Rosehip's multifaceted technical platform. James holds an MBA from the University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business as well as a BA in Comparative Literature from the University of Vermont. Though he is born and raised in East Hampton, he has lived on three separate continents, is fluent in Spanish and speaks passable French. He has a lovely wife and a young son named William.