Mr. James Savage is a Co-Founder at Longworth Venture Partners. Before co-founding Longworth, Jim spent 20 years launching and building early stage, internet & digital media companies. As CEO of PlanetAll, Inc., one of the first social networking services, Jim directed the company from its first round of venture funding through to a successful acquisition by Amazon.com. Previously, Jim was a founding executive at ZDNet, a leading web media company, which enjoyed a successful IPO and was later acquired by CNET and CBS. Before ZDNet, Jim was an Executive Vice President at Thomson (formerly Prentice Hall), where he managed the online services of the tax publishing division. Jim started his career managing digital media initiatives at McGraw-Hill. Jim's investments and board activities include Triblio (content marketing platform), Grab Media, Softricity (acquired by Microsoft), Sermo (acquired by WorldOne, Inc.), Moodlerooms (acquired by Blackboard) and Applause (application software testing). In addition, he serves on the boards of the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX) and Boston's Museum of Science. Jim graduated from Harvard University.