Jim Casella is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Case Interactive Media (CIM), which he launched in March of 2007. CIM is affiliated with private-equity firm Austin Ventures, where Jim serves as CEO-in-Residence for their Growth/Private Equity practice. Jim is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Asset International, the leading B2B information and technology company in the financial information sector.
Jim led the acquisition of Asset International in December of 2008 and the subsequent expansion of the company with the acquisitions of Strategic Insight and The Trade. He has also spearheaded an aggressive move to transform these traditionally print-centric businesses into online-centric businesses, and led a global expansion into Europe and Asia.
Under Jim’s leadership, Asset International is transforming smaller traditional companies it has acquired into a high-growth global business with a diverse set of new revenue streams: electronic data, tools, online media, research and events. Asset International’s key brands include Strategic Insight, Simfund, SimfundGlobal, Annuity Insight, PLANSPONSOR, PLANADVISER, Global Custodian, The Trade and ai5000.