Founder & Managing Partner
Jim MacLennan is the Founder and Managing Partner at Maker Turtle, a provider of strategic consulting for the digital transformation of business, aligning customer strategy and ideas around value creation, to a practical, focused, and impactful roadmap of initiatives. Maker Turtle focuses on organizational mentoring and development, internal operations, customer-facing processes, new product development, and leveraging information to drive value.
Most recently Jim was SVP and CIO at IDEX Corporation. Jim has 25+ years of experience translating strategic drivers into tactical plans and tangible results. His career spans multiple industries, including real estate / property management, building construction and maintenance services, pharmaceuticals, consumer durables, industrial products, and consumer packaged goods. Jim started his career at a software development and consulting firm. His book, Don’t Think So Much, lays out his vision for leading and accelerating digital business initiatives, and he publishes his observations and insights at MakerTurtle.com.