James W. MontgomeryChief Executive OfficerJames Montgomery is the Founder and Co-CEO of Digital Coast Partners.Mr. Montgomery
has provided investment banking and strategic advisory services to a range of communications, media, and information technology companies since 1986.Mr. Montgomery has advised leading global, media, communication, and technology companies regarding industry consolidation, new market entry, divestitures, strategic alliances and capital formation. Mr. Montgomery is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Digital Coast Ventures LLC, a later-stage venture and private equity investment vehicle, as well as a Founder of Palomar Ventures.Mr. Montgomery
founded Digital Coast Partners' predecessor companies, CEA Montgomery Media and Montgomery & Associates
, and led their growth to well-recognized investment banking and strategic advisory firms. Mr. Montgomery is a recognized industry expert in high technology industries and markets, and has been a seed investor in a range of successful, software, technology and communications companies.Mr. Montgomery received a Masters degree in Economics from Cambridge University and holds a B.S. degree from the University of California at San Diego.Mr. Montgomery is on the Board of Trustees for both the California Science Center in Los Angeles and Boy Scouts of America, Western Los Angeles Region.