Jim McGinnis is currently serving as a Strategic Advisor to the TSheets Accountant Group. Prior to that Jim led Accountant teams at Intuit since joining in 2010. While there, he led the ProAdvisor program growing membership from 50K to the 200K ProAdvisors today. He led the launch of QuickBooks Online Accountant providing this valuable Free tool to Accountants to help manage their Firm and their clients’ QuickBooks. Finally, he led the rollout of Intuit’s “Firm of the Future” helping Accountants Get on the Cloud, Become Trusted Advisors, and Grow Their Practice. For this, he was recognized as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in the Accounting Industry by Accounting Today in 2015 and 2016.
Before Intuit, Jim was EVP and GM of Activision’s $400M Licensed Products Division, where he was responsible for videogames associated with blockbuster movies franchises such as Shrek, Transformers, James Bond, and Spiderman.
Prior to his time there, Jim led marketing for PepsiCo’s Tropicana business, where he was responsible for the company’s $3B juice and juice drink portfolio, led marketing for Smiths Snackfood in Australia, and introduced P&G’s detergent portfolio into China and Argentina.
Jim received his B.A. from Duke University and his MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, and the Chicago Yacht Club. Jim is married and has two young sons, James and Charlie.