Mr. James Kennedy is an Angel Investor. He is the Chairman of privately-held automotive and media company Cox Enterprises. He served as CEO from 1988 to 2008; under his leadership revenues rose from $1.8 billion to $15.4 billion. Kennedy's first job at the company was as a Production Assistant in the newspaper division in 1972. He inherited his 25% stake in Cox Enterprises from his mother, Barbara Cox Anthony, who died in 2007.