Quote: “Customers benefit most when they have a team that shows enthusiasm for the work, exhibits great professionalism, and wants to succeed. That’s Moruga. What a customer should know: They are dealing with a company that cares about them, and cares about each other.”
Moruga Co-Founder Dennis James serves as the company’s Chief Legal Officer, focusing his efforts on financial strategy and structuring in the context of his legal and financial expertise.
Also a member of the Moruga Board of Directors, Dennis provides a senior executive level foundation of core business knowledge and legal acumen to the team, helping to set a tone of intrinsic corporate integrity. With decades of experience in the tech sector, Dennis is perceptive in developing methods of profit-building for new technologies. Dennis has an acute interest in exercising creativity within the business world; he has targeted much of his corporate law
practice and financial consulting efforts on startups and early stage companies – investing in those who are building creative solutions to business challenges. Also avidly engaged in the early adoption of technology, Dennis’ background includes early adopter projects using
crowdsourcing, computer-assisted fabrication of green building components, and Teledesic, a company that raised $1 billion of capital in its quest to create a global non-geostationary commercial broadband satellite constellation. He was also an early executive in the business
VoIP service provider company, Telesphere Networks Ltd., which was acquired by telecommunications giant Vonage.
As the principal for James Law Firm and James Consulting, Dennis takes a multidisciplinary approach to corporate finance and law, which has provided him with a broad perspective on identifying the ingredients that set a great company apart: being responsive to customers, meeting deadlines, and caring deeply about the service.
He believes a healthy company has a clear understanding of what problems it solves for customers, how to continuously improve and nurture ideas and creative solutions, and how to find and keep great people to work on those ideas.
Dennis holds a juris doctorate from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law where he was an editor of the law review; an MBA from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business; and a degree in finance from Indiana University Bloomington. Dennis also enjoys working in his woodshop, playing golf, reading, exercising, hiking, and daydreaming.