James Dallas

(Retired) SVP, Quality and Operations

Medtronic, Inc.

Director, KeyCorp

H. James Dallas has served as an independent consultant focusing on information technology, risk and change management strategy through James Dallas & Associates since September 2013. Prior to founding his own consulting firm, Mr. Dallas served as senior vice president of quality and operations at Medtronic, Inc., a global medical technology company. Dallas, who joined Medtronic in 2006, previously served as the company’s senior vice president and chief information officer. Before joining Medtronic, he served with Georgia-Pacific Corporation, a pulp and paper company for 22 years, where he held a series of positions of increasing responsibility in operations and information technology, ending as vice president and chief information officer.

Mr. Dallas has a bachelor of science degree in accounting from the University of South Carolina-Aiken and an MBA from Emory University. He is also a member of the board of directors of Wellcare, a publicly held health insurance company; Strategic Education, Inc., an online post-secondary education services company; Grady Memorial hospital, a nonprofit hospital system in Atlanta; and the Atlanta Community Food Bank.