James R. Eddy is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of PAR, Inc. Jim is responsible for new business development and all of technology for PAR. For business development, this includes acquisitions, partnerships and new markets. For technology, this includes development of all PAR’s digital products, enterprise architecture, software development, project management, and vendor management. He developed and maintains PAR’s long-term technology strategy and manages the corporate project portfolio. He also manages all infrastructure and back-office systems.
Prior to joining the PAR team, Jim operated his own successful technology advisory practice specializing in technology strategy, turnarounds, product launches, and acquisitions. He has served as Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer for Financial Insurance Management Corp and Switch and Data Facilities. He has also held executive positions with Fidelity National Information Services, Citigroup, and T-Mobile. He is a certified instructor with the U.S. Department of Defense in software development and network engineering.
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