Jim Estes

Director, FDH Velocitel

Mr. Estes has been a member of the Velocitel Board of Directors since February 2001. He was the Chief Executive Officer of Velocitel from 2005 to 2014.  He is also a co-founder and member of the Board of Directors of Lincoln Clean Energy.
He is an entrepreneurial business leader with strong track record of exponential growth and profitability improvement in telecoms, technology and energy based product and services companies.  Mr. Estes has extensive international experience in Europe, Latin America and Asia, including a five year expatriate assignment in the United Kingdom, while an officer of Motorola.  He has 30 years of experience in the wireless industry, helping it grow from an expensive service for business executives to a ubiquitous part of our everyday lives.
Mr. Estes has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University and an MBA in Business Policy and Finance from the University of Chicago.