Josh James is an American entrepreneur who founded Omniture, CEO.com, and most recently, Domo.
Before co-founding Omniture, James co-founded an interactive agency and two other businesses, which were later sold to WebMediaBrands (originally Jupitermedia) and Verisign. James founded Silicon Slopes, a private-sector initiative that promotes the interests of the high-tech industry in Utah.
At Omniture, a web analytics company, James also served as CEO. The company went public in 2006 and was sold to Adobe in 2009. From 2006 to 2009, James was the youngest CEO of a Nasdaq or New York Stock Exchange-traded company. He served as senior vice president and general manager of the Omniture Business Unit at Adobe until July 2010.
James is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served a full-time mission to Japan. In October 2010, he created Domo, which means thank you in Japanese, when he saw fundamental problems in the business intelligence market. He intended to “transform the way CEOs and other executives manage their business and to help drive value from the tens of billions of dollars spent on traditional business intelligence systems.”
He was featured as #26 on Fortune 40 under 40 in 2009 and #1 on Fortune 40 under 40 "Ones to Watch" in 2011. He received the 2006 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and was named Technology Entrepreneur of the Decade by Brigham Young University, where he studied business management and entrepreneurship for three years. He was also recognized as Mountain West Capital’s 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year. He was inducted into the Utah Technology Hall of Fame in November 2012. He has served as an advisor on the technology and startup community to the two most recent Utah governors, Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr. and Governor Gary Herbert.
James is the father of six daughters.