Jim Collins

Jim Collins has extensive global executive search and strategy experience including projects at all levels in a variety of industries ranging from F10 50b+ public companies, to small cap private firms.

Currently Jim is the Head of Talent and Strategy at Ultimate Software – a developer and provider of cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solutions for businesses.

Prior to joining Ultimate Software Jim worked on two corporate TA “transformations” for Cisco Systems and Cerberus Private Equity Operations and Advisory Company.

Previous experience includes ten years in the Financial Services and Technology recruiting community in San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

Jim started his career as a Legislative Assistant in the US Senate in Washington D.C., focusing on technology, energy and environmental issues.

Jim is also active and also passionate about the education technology community and national landscape of educational transformation and innovation. Jim serves as a local advisor and parent board member at two schools.

A native New Englander, Jim attended the University of New Hampshire where he was a four year Academic All Conference baseball player. Jim currently resides in Atlanta with his wife Joan Fiore Collins and his three children, Caroline (5), Leah (8) and Reed (11), who is a fifth grader at MVPS.