A world-renowned entrepreneur, business leader and societal innovator, James Lee Sorenson helped develop several new industry categories in the today’s business world, including digital video compression software, mass-market videophones, video relay service for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals and environmental testing. Jim enjoys combining innovative and worthwhile ideas with talented management teams to produce growing new enterprises. This successful combination has produced thousands of new jobs and vibrant companies. In his philanthropic endeavors, Jim prefers self-sustaining charitable enterprises that can lift and empower large numbers of people. He actively donates time, money and energy to institutions that help individuals in poverty-stricken areas become self-sufficient.