James D. Robinson III
James D. Robinson III, General Partner and co-founder
Jim focuses largely on Fintech deals. He currently serves as a director of OnDeck Capital, Nerdwallet, Chain, AvantCredit, and Coverhound. Jim is a former Director of Concur, Business Insider, and Novell. Jim also served as a Director of the Coca-Cola Company from 1975 to 2015, and as a Director of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company for thirty-five years. He is Honorary Chairman of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Honorary Trustee of the Brookings Institution, and Chairman Emeritus of the Partnership for New York City.
Prior to founding RRE in 1994, Jim served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of American Express Company from 1977 to 1993. He was also a Partner at White Weld & Co., and an Officer of Morgan Guaranty Trust Company, where he served as an Assistant to the Chairman and CEO. Jim holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS from Georgia Institute of Technology. Outside of the office, Jim can be found espousing the enduring merits of fitness and spending time with his wife and kids.