James S. Pinckney

Chief Operating Officer

James Pinckney has more than 20 years of experience in the information technology industry encompassing executive management, sales, business strategy & planning, project management, consulting, and software development. He has extensive experience helping customers leverage technology to achieve their business objectives. James holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of South Carolina and attended an Executive MBA Program at the University of Michigan.

Prior to becoming Chief Operating Officer of Diamond Private Physicians, James served in executive positions most recently at Lenovo and Microsoft Corporation. At Lenovo, James was Vice President of North America Transaction Business, responsible for a $1 billion revenue generation business unit that delivered product marketing and channel marketing expertise to drive sales overall including strategy and execution.

This business unit focused on the SMB and Consumer market segment to increase revenue and profitability for Lenovo and its business partners. James last position at Microsoft Corporation was as Vice President World-Wide Field Sales, OEM Division. He led a sales and business development team responsible for software sales with local OEM partners around the world. He joined Microsoft in November 1999 also serving in a number of General Manager positions including Emerging Markets Business Development, Sales Business Planning & Operations, Software Services & Consulting Sales and Delivery. Additionally, James served in significant roles across several major corporations.

With Sabre, Inc., James S. Pinckney COO Diamond Private Physicians he was Vice President of Airlines Solutions responsible for sales and the delivery of consulting & professional services to regional airlines in the US, Canada and Latin America. Prior to Sabre, he spent six years with Hitachi Data Systems and his last position there was Central Region, Vice President Product Services and Support. He was responsible for software and hardware consulting and support services to Fortune 500 companies. James enjoys golfing, tennis and spending time with his inspiring wife, JoElla. He has two adult sons, eldest Dr. James II and youngest Jeremy, who is an international tax lawyer for KPMG.