Jim French, Chief Technology Officer
Jim has over 30 years of experience working in information technology and is currently chief technology officer at Transplace. He started his career at British Airways in London as a developer and continued his career at American Airlines in the DFW area. He then assumed a number of leadership positions at Sabre, one of the largest transaction processors in the world where he helped develop and operate a number of critical, high-availability, mission-critical, high-throughput information systems. Most recently, Jim served as chief technology officer at MoneyGram International, a leading global money transfer service provider who transact in over 200 countries worldwide where he was responsible for all technology at the company, including application development, enterprise architecture, service management, infrastructure network operations, internal financial, marketing and legal systems and end-user compute.
Jim has worked with a wide range of user interface, transaction processing and data technologies operating both on-premise and in the cloud. He is a strong proponent of pro-active, empowered technology teams that support positive business outcomes through the application of technology solutions that work intuitively and reliably.