James holds a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science & Pure Mathematics) from University of Sydney and a Graduate Diploma in Internetworking from the University of Technology Sydney. He is currently the National Infrastructure Manager for a major online and bricks and mortar retail vendor. In his spare time he consults for the biomedical research and the online media industries.
He has 15 years experience in film, TV and online production having worked with Beyond Online, StreamWorks, and Yoram Gross – EMTV. He managed the encoding for News Interactive/Fox/Apple Computer joint venture in online broadcast for the Sydney Olympics in 2000. He was the author of a series of UNIX how-to columns for MacWorld Australia in 2003-2005. He also works as an video editor, compositor, and streaming media, website developer.
He has been an active member of ACM SIGGRAPH (Sydney Professional Chapter) since 2001 and the webmaster for our Chapter website for many years.