Jim Cooper, Co-Founder and CTO of Braid Theory, specializes in helping early stage startups, in emerging technologies fields of clean tech, transportation, biotech and life sciences, agriculture and food tech, and automation. Jim has over 20 years of experience and has assisted over 300 companies achieve success by guiding them from proof of concept through pre-revenue to commercialization. His expertise includes market intelligence, market sizing, market validation research, economic development, small business issues, competitive analysis and strategy, supply chain optimization, market entry, IP and standards compliance audit, production analysis and strategy, business planning, and SBIR grant assistance.
Prior to co-founding Braid Theory, Jim led market research firm, Conscientia Research. As a coach and mentor for the entrepreneurs and new technology innovators, he was engaged in various technology demonstration projects, including emerging technologies applicable to port operations and goods movement industry.