Jim Dukowitz has more than 35 years of experience in high-tech industry, with particular strengths in the areas of strategic planning, business development, communications, international marketing and technology commercialization.
At Texas Instruments, where he worked for more than 20 years, he served in senior executive positions including President of Texas Instruments Asia and President of Texas Instruments China. He also held several Vice Presidencies at Texas Instruments: corporate marketing, strategic planning, corporate relations, and corporate marketing communications.
Upon retiring form TI in 1997, Dr. Dukowitz served as President of his own consulting practice advising early stage technology companies. He has served as a senior officer and member of the Board of Directors of several companies spanning biotechnology, semiconductors and educational services.
Working with TIG, he has been advising governments, NGOs and companies on matters of technology commercialization, commercial partnerships and business strategy. He is currently deeply involved in addressing citrus greening disease in Florida, which has proven devastating to Florida citrus production.
He also has governmental experience, serving on General Staff of the U.S. Army Security Agency Europe and as a senior program analyst in the Office of Secretary of Defense. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from the University of Iowa and his PhD in Political Science with an emphasis on Science, Technology and Public Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. While at MIT he served as a special assistant to MIT President Jerome Wiesner in the formation of the congressional Office of technology assessment.