Jim Swift ’88
CEO of Buxton
Jim is the CEO of Buxton, a leading provider of retail customer analytics. Jim is also a senior advisor at PSG, a growth-stage private equity firm focused on developing mid-market software companies.
Previously, Jim was most the CEO of Cortera, a provider of data, analytics, and software products for B2B risk management and sales intelligence. Cortera’s solutions were used by thousands of organizations for business credit decisioning, supplier risk analysis, insurance underwriting, customer acquisition, and a variety of other applications. Cortera was acquired by Moody’s (MCO) in 2021.
Prior to Cortera, Jim was the chief operating officer of LexisNexis Risk Management, a division of Reed Elsevier (RELX). LexisNexis is a provider of risk analytics solutions including Know Your Customer, fraud detection, and investigations across financial services, insurance, law enforcement, healthcare, and other industries. Jim joined LexisNexis through its acquisition of Seisint, a high-growth data and analytics startup that pioneered large-scale database technologies and innovative data solutions.
Jim has also served on the board of directors of Appriss, a provider of data and analytics solutions to public safety, healthcare, and retail markets, and Verid, a cyber security solutions provider acquired by EMC.