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James Fairweather, PhD.

Senior Vice President of Technology and Ecommerce, Pitney Bowes

Dr. James Fairweather is the Senior Vice President of Technology and Ecommerce for Pitney Bowes.  In this role, he leads key strategic technology initiatives across SaaS, Big Data, API
Management, Security and Mobility.  Additionally, he and his team are responsible for the development of ecommerce and parcel management product offerings.  He also has accountability to deliver great user experiences across all Pitney Bowes products.  James is a Senior Fellow on the Technical Ladder at Pitney Bowes, and has been with the firm for sixteen years.

Before joining Pitney Bowes, James was with Therics, Inc., a Princeton, NJ-based biotech startup focused on the commercialization of three-dimensional printing for the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and tissue scaffolds. James spent many years as a designer, fabricator, and installer for the American kinetic sculptor George Rickey.

Dr. Fairweather is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he earned his PhD in Mechanical Engineering.  His thesis presented a design methodology for piezoceramic driven
active structures using a combination of impedance-based modeling techniques and finite element methods.  He holds twenty United States Patents and is a member of the Board of
Trustees of the Connecticut Science Center.

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