James Haft is founder and Managing Partner of Pacific Alliance Limited, LLC (palcapital.com) and has over 24 years of experience in investment banking, financing, advising and managing small and mid-size companies. He specializes in the areas of Internet, wireless digital media and communications, and emerging markets,.

Over the past 15 years he has founded, managed and advised dozens of on-line media and growth stage companies, including condo.comontrade.com,  DavNet.comeSalon.comnextperience.netipblue.com and airamerica.com.

James attended Vassar College undergrad and earned a JD/MBA from Emory University. He is a founder and board member emeritus of Urban Arts Partnership, a not-for-profit organization that provides arts education to public schools in New York City and a board member and founder of the US chapter of WeForest.org, a not-for-profit which supports the reforestation of the earth to provide ecological and sustainable growth.