James Bao

James Bao

Partner at Pixel
New York, United States

About me

I'm a partner and product director at Pixel, a digital product agency that helps global brands (Heineken, Nerf, Pepsi) create digital products and experiences that resonate with Millennial consumers. Our work has been featured in NY Times, Forbes, LA Times, and the SF Chronicle.

Previously, I co-founded OneConnect, an early crowdfunding platform that aimed to disrupt the flow of $600 billion in remittances each year. We partnered with the US State Department, Ford Foundation, and Western Union to enable migrants to collectively fund development projects in their home countries. Our work was recognized as an example of innovation by Secretary Hillary Clinton in 2012.

Positions

Product Director
Pixel Inc.
United States
January 2014 - Present (4 years 8 months)
I manage product direction & business operations at Pixel.

Pixel is a digital agency that helps global brands create digital products and experiences that resonate with Millennial consumers. Our work has been featured in NY Times, Forbes, LA Times, and the SF Chronicle. We're trusted by the world's leading brands and institutions, including Hasbro, Heineken, Nerf, Indiegogo, Ford Foundation, Microsoft, Rotten Tomatoes, US State Department, and Western Union.
Management Consultant
FTI Consulting
June 2006 - November 2008 (2 years 5 months)
I performed transaction advisory, valuation, equity research and restructuring work for large public and private corporations, including General Motors, AT&T, and Pay By Touch.

Education

BS

2003 - 2007 (4 years)

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