Chief Executive Officer
For more than twenty years, Jim Kent has led and grown software and service companies in both the U.S. and internationally. His extensive senior management and board-level experience includes product and geographic expansion, M&A, and innovative sales and go-to-market plans. Jim most recently served as a Board Director for Exact Holding N.V. and CEO of Exact Software America where he increased operation margins, launched a professional services business, and led a five year strategic product consolidation and business restructuring project – successfully integrating seven acquisitions and gaining significant operational efficiencies.
Prior to Exact Software, Jim founded The Kent Group in 1996, focused on software solutions and business consulting services for large and mid-sized enterprises. As President and CEO, Jim was recognized with multiple industry awards for growth and leadership within the ERP mid-market space. The Kent Group was acquired by Exact Holdings, N.V. in 2001.
Mr. Kent earned his MBA from the Southern New Hampshire University and his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.