Chief Financial Officer
Jim Peers has been working in accounting, finance and human resources for over 20 years, and has held financial leadership positions for over 15 years. Most recently, Jim served as VP, Finance at Twine Health, a health tech startup hatched from the MIT Media Lab, which offers a patient activation platform. Twine enables patients and their health coaches to drive unprecedented outcomes for chronic diseases, such as hypertension and diabetes. Jim helped the company grow from pre-revenue and pre-series A financing to millions of dollars in ARR and several successful rounds of venture financing.
Prior to that, Jim served as VP, Finance at Cloudant, another MIT-born, Y Combinator startup company offering an open source, NoSQL, distributed database as a service for massive data sets. Jim joined as an early employee and over the next two years, helped Cloudant grow to over 60 people, 20x monthly recurring revenues, and closed several rounds of venture capital financing, which eventually led to the successful acquisition in 2014 by IBM.
Jim has a rich and diversified background with early stage, venture backed companies in the healthcare technology, high-tech and telecommunications industries.
Jim holds a B.S. in Finance from Bridgewater State University. Jim and his wife Rhonda have two children and live in the Boston area.