Jamie Simmons, CEO of Covantex, is a Serial Entrepreneur with an interest in software and electrical engineering ventures. He also stands as Director of Strategy & Guidance at TravelTell.
Since the start of his career over three decades ago, Jamie Simmons has leaned towards the innovative. Hardwired for the world of technology, his foundation in electrical engineering quickly directed him to high tech ventures. Along the way, he’s evolved his skills and knowledge to keep pace with the ever changing tech industry.
Strengthened by his sense of adventure, Jamie Simmons enjoys traveling in his spare time. A navigator of both land and sea, he maintains a pilot’s license and is also an avid sailing enthusiast. Over the years, his career as an entrepreneur has taken him around the United States. His drive to travel and see the world continues to motivate him.
Education & Training
In 1983, Jamie Simmons graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.
Determined to get his career off the ground and running, Jamie Simmons enrolled in a 3 year Electrical Engineering program at the University of Rhode Island — but compressed his enrollment into 2 years. His eagerness to launch his career was his main motivation. Today, as an entrepreneur in high tech ventures, his drive continues to thrive at that pace and energy. Not one to wait around for the latest and greatest, he certainly prefers to get a head start and jump right into the action — no matter the venture.
Career: Then & Now
In 1986, Jamie Simmons made his professional debut as Vice President of Research & Development at Graphic Horizons. Since then, he has collaborated with and launched numerous startups, often taking on leadership roles and executive positions.
Currently, Jamie Simmons represents the TravelTell team as Director of Strategy & Guidance. A digital and interactive travel magazine, TravelTell highlights unique travel experiences and vacation destinations. Fascinated by the travel industry, this recent pursuit has been both refreshing and exciting for Simmons.
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