James B. SchultzExecutive Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Jim leads the sales, marketing and program management activities at ECA Medical Instruments, which he joined in March 2012. He has over 35 years’ experience in medical product, biotech and high-tech firms serving in executive, sales, marketing, engineering and operations roles at firms ranging from start-up to Fortune 500.
Prior to ECA Medical Instruments he was the Vice President Sales & Marketing at PBS Biotech, a single-use bioreactor company providing biotech OEMs rapid homogenous mixing of cell culture for development of injectable drugs and vaccines. Earlier in his career he was a Vice President & General Manager at Jabil Circuit Inc., a $20B (NYSE) global contract manufacturer overseeing the company’s power electronics divisions in the US, China and India & was President/CEO of Red Rocket, Inc., a 700 employee US power electronics firm with manufacturing operation in Mumbai, India, and created from a MBO with Jabil.
He was Sr. Director of Engineering and Vice President at MSC Software (NYSE), world leader in finite element analysis (FEA) software used to increase productivity and product performance in the aerospace, automotive, medical and industrial product development process. He was also Executive Vice President Sales & Marketing at EOS Corporation, a global power electronics firms and a corporate Vice President at Whittaker Corporation (NYSE) leading the development of the world’s first telemedicine system for remote evaluation of radiology files as well as business development, investor relations and corporate communications departments.
Jim was a co-founder and president of Peninsula International Trading, a middle east trading and contracting company with operations in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Egypt and Kuwait. Earlier he was editor-in-chief and publisher of Defense Electronics magazine, the C3I Handbook and the prestigious International Countermeasure Handbook. He started his career serving as a US Air Force flight engineer and later worked as a DOD civilian in our nation’s military and intelligence space & ICBM programs serving in senior staff, intelligence and operations roles.