Jim Cowie

Jim Cowie, Chief Technology Officer, is responsible for technology thought leadership, innovation and technology strategy for the company.

Jim has more than 15 years entrepreneurial and software development experience in high performance computing, network modeling and
simulation, web services, and security. Prior to founding Renesys, Jim was a principal at Cooperating Systems, a consulting services company that provided rapid software prototyping and technology planning for advanced research and development in academia and industry. With a long-standing interest in the Internet’s impact on security and collaboration since 1995, he authored the first web-based collaborative environment for cryptographic key factoring. Jim is the primary architect of SSFNet, the first open-source network simulation framework to support transparent parallelization and multiprocessor execution. Jim holds a B.S in computer science from Yale University.