President and Chief Executive Officer
Josh James is the CEO and co-founder of Omniture, a leading innovator in online business optimization. Passionate about helping companies succeed and innovate in the online world, Josh co-founded Omniture in 1996 to help organizations worldwide leverage the Internet and the on-demand services business model to increase revenues and customer loyalty, and maintain a competitive edge.
Under Josh's leadership, Omniture has evolved from a groundbreaking idea into one of the fastest-growing publicly traded software companies with more than 4,700 customers across 75 countries and over 1,100 employees. His market vision, leadership and entrepreneurial philosophy enabled Omniture to achieve greater than 75 percent growth for more than five consecutive years, as well as maintain greater than 95 percent customer retention.
A recipient of the 2006 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, the 2007 American Business Awards for Best Executive, the 2007 National Entrepreneur of the Year by the Collegiate Entrepreneur Association, and Technology Entrepreneur of the Decade by Brigham Young University, Josh frequently shares his experience and vision as a speaker at many industry, educational and trade conferences. He has served on the advisory board or board of directors for several companies, is the founder of Silicon Slopes—a private sector initiative whose mission is to promote the interests of high-tech in Utah, and advises and participates in a number of committees including the several for the last two governor's of the state of Utah, Brigham Young University's eBusiness Advisory Board, a Silver Founder of the BYU Center for Entrepreneurship and the Utah Technology Council.