Jim Collison is Performance Team Lead, Gallup Technology, at Gallup’s Omaha, Nebraska office. Jim also partners with Gallup’s Talent Resources team to recruit and retain world-class system and database administrators and software developers who support Gallup’s clients and the company’s internal systems. He is also producer for Gallup's Called to Coach found at http://coaching.gallup.com.
Prior to joining Gallup, Jim served as the director of Enterprise Information Management for Omnium Worldwide. While there, he deployed a new business intelligence platform for the company. Jim was a also a long-time employee of Commercial Federal Bank, which became part of Bank of the West in 2005. While with the bank, he helped build an enterprise data warehouse and supported the marketing group.
Jim is the pen and voice behind The Average Guy Blog and Podcast Network. He hosts the weekly Home Tech and Financial Tech Podcasts found at http://TheAverageGuy.tv which focuses on helping people with consumer technology and finance. Jim was named a Microsoft MVP in April 2011 and is a regular co-host on the http://HomeServerShow.com podcast