Selected 2017

James Meeks

  • Current company MOVE Systems International
  • Industry Food & Beverage

James (Jim) Meeks is the Chief Executive Officer of MOVE Systems. James has extensive leadership experience internationally and within military, non-profit, and private sectors.  Prior to joining MOVE Systems, he was an Advisor to Aspiration Partners, where he guided several start-up and growth companies, as well as previously serving as the Senior Vice President for Operations at Swissport Americas, a 10,000-person global aviation logistics company operating in seven countries.  James is a combat veteran, having served two tours in Iraq as an armor officer with the US Army, receiving a Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He is also the Co-founder and Chairman of an international non-profit, the 2Seeds Network, which deploys college graduates to lead economic development projects with subsistence farmers in East Africa. James graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University and received an MBA in global management from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

About MOVE Systems

MOVE Systems International is focused on modernizing the mobile food industry by providing a healthier, safer, and environmentally friendly food cart.  Additionally, through its subsidiary Simply Grid, MOVE is working with the FDNY and major hospital systems to reduce carbon emissions and cut energy costs for their mobile fleets. We have become part of our nation’s economic fabric by promoting entrepreneurship, supporting the veterans of our armed services, and manufacturing locally, all the while being a steward of the environmental sustainability movement within the world of Mobile Food and urban life.

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