Founder and CEO, Omniture
Marital status: Married
Highest Education: Some college
James dropped out of Brigham Young University a month shy of graduation to start an Internet company in nearby Orem, Utah. Today his web analytics firm Omniture, which measures
real-time Internet traffic and sells that data to blue-chip customers, has more than $300 million in revenue.
James's stake, currently worth $19 million, is about to become more valuable: Adobe has announced it will acquire the company for $1.8 billion, a 45% premium.
Wheels: Audi R8 (he sold his Porsche 911 to his best childhood friend).
Family: James has five daughters, ages 3 to 12.
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