Jim O'Connor

James O'Connor

Managing Director, Head of Venture Capital
+1 312 364 8599
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Education Georgetown University, J.D.
Northwestern University, MBA
Georgetown University, B.A.
Joined William Blair & Company 2014
Other Experience MVC Capital
Motorola Ventures
White House Fellow
A.T. Kearney
Ariel Capital Management
Sidley Austin
Chicago Board of Trade
Community Involvement Chairman, 1871
Chairman, Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center (CEC)
Field Museum Trustee (Vice-Chair)
Board Member, Big Shoulders Fund
Board Membership National Venture Capital Association Tax Policy Council
Board Member - KEEPER; Millennium Park Foundation Board
Awards and Affiliations Richard J. Daley Award from Illinois Venture Capital Association; Henry Crown Fellowship with the Aspen Institute; Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow; U.S-Japan Leadership Fellow; Member of the Council on Foreign Relations Young Leadership Program