James Montgomery founded leading investment bank Montgomery & Co in 1986 and serves as Chief Executive Officer, He also serves as chief Executive Officer of Digital Coast Ventures LLC, an affiliated investment vehicle, and was a Founder of venture capital firm Palomar Ventures.
A recognized expert in high technology industries and markets, James has advised leading global, media, communications and technology companies in industry consolidation, new market entry, divestitures, strategic alliances and capital formation.
In addition to serving as a member of the Board for Vantage Media, James has also been a seed investor in a range of successful software, technology, biotechnology and communications companies.
James holds a B.A. from the University of California, San Diego.
He received his master's degree in economics from Cambridge University.