About the Author
Jim Reiman is a business executive, public and private company board director, commercial lawyer, and educator. He practiced law in Chicago, Illinois, law firms for nineteen years before commencing a business career, during which he served as CEO and Chairman of public and private companies. He currently serves as an arbitrator and mediator of complex domestic and international business disputes; teaches negotiation to senior executives, government officials, and professionals at executive education programs around the world, including the Oxford Programme on Negotiation at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School; and teaches and qualifies senior attorneys in international arbitration.
As CEO and then Chairman, Jim turned around a failing chain of cell phone stores based in Shanghai, China, grew the company from 30 stores to over 300, took the company public on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM market in 2005, and grew the company from $2.25 million in revenue to over $250 million in 2012.
Jim is also the co-inventor of technologies that have been awarded nineteen domestic and international patents.