Jim Liefer is the CEO and president of Kindred and a member of the board of directors. Jim has more than 35 years of operational leadership and technology development experience, from established Fortune 500 companies to Silicon Valley startups. Prior to Kindred, Jim served as One Kings Lane COO, where he supported three years of consecutive year-over-year growth of more than 100 percent.
Previously, he was vice president of operations for Walmart.com, responsible for large teams and for identifying and implementing processes and systems that could scale and continually improve efficiency. Jim formerly held positions in technology banking and software applications, including roles as vice president of software applications at Fritz Companies Inc. and United Parcel Service. Jim attended California State University, Fresno.