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Mr. Jim Timmins ASA

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Managing Director

Teknos Associates LLC
350 Cambridge Ave. Suite 300
Palo Alto , California 94306
United States

Company Description: Teknos is an experienced valuation firm which serves emerging growth companies and their venture capital backers. Clients count on our financial expertise,...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • M.B.A.
    Stanford University
  • B.A. , History and Philosophy
    University of Toronto
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Zhone | About | Corporate Governance, 29 Jan 2015 [cached]
James Timmins Managing Director, Teknos Associates LLC
Teknos | Valuation For Emerging Growth Companies, 26 Aug 2014 [cached]
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Jim Timmins, ASA - Managing Director
Jim Timmins, ASA, Managing Director
Jim Timmins heads the valuation practice at Teknos. He has worked in Silicon Valley for more than 30 years, as a valuation expert, a venture capitalist, and an investment banker.
Jim has led more than 1,500 valuations and fairness opinions in connection with financial reporting, tax compliance, merger and acquisition transactions, financings, and litigation. Jim also has participated in numerous merger transactions, private placements, and public offerings during his career.
Prior to forming Teknos, Jim was a Managing Director at Pagemill Partners, where he created and managed the valuation practice. Before that he was the Managing Director of the Silicon Valley office of NIF Ventures (the venture capital arm of Daiwa Securities SMBC of Japan), and a General Partner of Glenwood Ventures and Glenwood Capital. Earlier in his career, he held positions in investment banking at Hambrecht & Quist and Salomon Brothers.
Jim has served on more than 15 boards of directors of private and public companies; he currently serves on the board of directors and audit committee of Zhone Technology. He also served as an expert witness for more than 30 cases involving valuation, fiduciary duty, and venture capital practice. Litigation support clients have included AmerisourceBergen, Flir Systems, Intel, National Semiconductor, US Treasury (Internal Revenue Service), Wells Fargo, and many of the leading law firms in the US.
Jim holds a BA from Trinity College, University of Toronto, an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. He has been a lecturer at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, the School of Law, Santa Clara University, the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley, and the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, he has taught continuing education courses for lawyers in early stage company finance and valuation through the Practicing Law Institute, and he is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and associations in the US and abroad.
Jim completed the education program of the American Society of Appraisers and earned the designation Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) in both Business Valuation and Intangible Asset Valuation. He also completed the education program of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts and earned the designation Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) in Business and Intellectual Property Damages.
Jim can be reached at 650.330.8801 or by email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
WaveSplitter Technologies, Inc., 25 May 2014 [cached]
Jim Timmins
Jim Timmins is a member of the Semiconductor and Systems Practice at Pagemill Partners, and heads the Valuation Practice where he is responsible for fairness opinions, valuations and specialized financial studies. He brings more than 15 years of experience in venture capital and 12 years of experience in investment banking. His experience also ranges across licensing and corporate partnering. Jim has participated in more than 30 merger transactions, 10 private placements, and 20 public offerings during his career.
Prior to joining Pagemill Partners, Jim was the managing director of the Silicon Valley office of NIF Ventures, the venture capital arm of The Daiwa Securities Group of Japan, and before that, a general partner of Glenwood Ventures and Glenwood Capital. He held previous positions in investment banking at Hambrecht & Quist and Salomon Brothers.
He currently serves on the board of directors for WaveSplitter Technologies and Zhone Technology, and has been a director of more than 20 other private and public companies during his career.
Jim holds a bachelor's degree from Trinity College, University of Toronto, and an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.
Kanisa Inc. | Board Members, 25 Jan 2005 [cached]
Jim Timmins
In June 1998, Jim Timmins joined NIF Ventures, in San Francisco, CA, as the firm's first US-based Partner.He specializes in enterprise software, communications infrastructure, and Internet commerce companies.NIF Ventures is the US venture capital operation of the The Daiwa Securities Group of Japan, the fourth largest investment banking firm in the world.NIF has more than $1 billion in venture funds under management in Asia and North America.
From 1991 to 1998, Mr. Timmins was a Partner at Redwood Partners in Menlo Park, CA. Between 1987 to 1990, he was a Principal at Hambrecht & Quist in San Francisco.During that time, he worked with successful public technology companies such as Actel, Aspect, Iwerks, Lattice, Mattson, Novellus, and Parametric.He also worked with Magellan, which was sold to Orbital Sciences; Octel - sold to Lucent Technologies; OrCAD - sold to Cadence Design; Seeq - sold to LSI Logic; and Westwood One - sold to CBS/Westinghouse.In 1993 and 1994, he served as Chairman of Parametric during its restructuring and turnaround - raising more than $30 million, hiring a new management team, taking revenues from $3 million to $12 million per quarter, and positioning the company for a successful IPO (most investors sold at $20 to $28 per share).
Earlier in his career, Mr. Timmins was co-founder and CEO of an investment firm in San Diego, CA, which was sold to a British investment firm, and an Associate in the Corporate Finance Department at Salomon Brothers, in New York and San Francisco.He holds a BA from the University of Toronto and an MBA from Stanford University.
Mr. Timmins sits on the Board of Directors of Ancore (transportation system security products), Harmony Software (enterprise software), Kanisa (e-service systems), Simpata (Internet-based human resource and benefit administration), SpectraSwitch (non-mechanical optical switches), and Warranty Group (Internet-based warranty and service plan sales and fulfillment).Additionally, he oversees investments in AccessLan (DSL equipment), CrossLogix (entitlement management systems), WaveSplitter (fiber network DWDM components), and WebSense (Internet monitoring and control).
James ..., 10 April 2012 [cached]
James Timmins
James Timmins has served as a director of Zhone since July 2002. Mr. Timmins has been a managing director of Teknos Associates, LLC since November 2008. From 2005 to 2008, he served as managing director for Pagemill Partners LLC, an investment banking and venture firm. From 1998 to 2005, Mr. Timmins was a general partner and managing director for NIF Ventures, the U.S. venture capital operation of The Daiwa Securities Group of Japan, an investment banking firm. From 1991 to 1998, Mr. Timmins was a partner at Redwood Partners, an investment firm. From 1987 to 1990, Mr. Timmins was a principal at Hambrecht & Quist, an investment banking firm. Mr. Timmins also serves as a director of WaveSplitter Technologies, Inc., a private company which supplies optical components and modules for advanced optical networks. Mr. Timmins holds a B.A. in History and Philosophy from the University of Toronto, and an M.B.A. from Stanford University. We believe Mr. Timmins’ considerable expertise in investment banking and venture capital well qualifies him to serve on our Board.
James Timmins
Consists of (a) 2,446 shares held by Mr. Timmins, and (b) 81,746 shares subject to options exercisable by Mr. Timmins within 60 days after March 26, 2012.
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