Jim McGarry is a Partner at Parallax Capital and joined the firm in September 2010. Jim has over 20 years of experience in management and executive level positions with a focus on the information technology (IT) management software and software solutions industries. Jim is responsible for sourcing, deal qualification, contract negotiations and execution, as well as portfolio company management.
Prior to joining Parallax, Jim was at CA Technologies (“CA”), where he held several management positions including seven years as Vice President, Corporate Business Development and three years as Vice President, Global Sales Operations.
During his tenure as head of Corporate Business Development, Jim managed all M&A activities and executed on over 30 acquisitions resulting in excess of $2 billion of purchase price, including several publicly listed companies. As the head of CA’s global sales operations, Jim was responsible for the global operations of the CA Indirect Channel business, which consisted of $500 million in annual revenue, over 5,000 reseller partners and 600 worldwide employees.
Jim holds a Masters of Business Administration from Dowling College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Albany University. He currently sits on the board of current portfolio investments.