Business 100 – 2016

James McVeigh/Cyndx

James McVeigh is the founder and chief executive officer of Cyndx Networks LLC, a rapidly expanding financial services firm focused on strategic advisory and private placements services across several industries with global execution capabilities. Jim has more than 20 years of investment banking experience at Salomon Brothers, DLJ, Credit Suisse, and most recently Bank of America/Merrill Lynch where he ran the Technology, Media, and Telecom banking group.

Among others, Jim has advised Ancestry.com, AOL.com, eBay, Expedia, Exponential, Facebook, Glam, GSI Commerce, Getty Images, Google, Kynetic, LinkedIn, Opentable, Priceline, QuinStreet, Rubicon, SurveyMonkey, Synacor, TripAdvisor, Weather.com, Yahoo, and Zynga. He currently sits on the board of the job-listing site Monster.com.

Jim earned his Bachelor of Business Admin-istration from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. in finance from Columbia University School of Business. He also served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy for over four years.