James R. Kellerman, 2010 Honoree

Chief technical officer
GreenPrint Technologies LLC
Portland,, Ore.
First job:
"A paperboy at age 12."
Favorite vice:
"Shiny new technology."
Would you advise young people to pursue an IT career?
"Absolutely. The effects IT will have on the world over the next decade are going to be enormous. Just look at the impact start-ups like Twitter are having on the real world, for example, in the coverage and organization of the protests in Iran last summer."
If I were not in this business, I would probably be...
"an innovation consultant."
Recreational best:
Rock climbing a very steep, very polished E3 6b [mountain] in the southwest U.K."
In high school, I was...
"a nerd."
What's the most interesting thing people don't know about you?
"I had an imaginary penguin as a child."
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