Hi, I’m James Gray

🤓 I am a former Chief Information Officer and Chief Product Officer with deep expertise across data, product, and IT who built software products and technology platforms at startups and leading companies like Microsoft 

🏫 I am a data strategy instructor at the Haas School School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

❤️ I am a coach for tech leaders and professionals who seek meaning, impact, autonomy, and unique rewards from a craft they love

📊 I am a technical career coach for the MS Business Analytics program at the Gies College of Business, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Coaching for tech leaders and professionals


Many people work in jobs where they don’t experience their true potential.
With coaching from James Gray, you’ll accelerate change and productize your talents to experience meaning, impact, autonomy, and unique rewards from a craft you love.

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I help people reach their true potential through strategy, mindset, and action.

Becoming a master strategist is one of the most important skills of your life.