Jim Kavanaugh

Jim Kavanaugh is the CEO of World Wide Technology.

Jim Kavanaugh is the cofounder and CEO of IT provider World Wide Technology.

With David Steward, he started the St. Louis-based company in 1990 by selling computers and printers to telecom companies like AT&T.

Kavanaugh personally fulfilled one of the company’s first orders by renting a truck and driving 500 PCs to Omaha.

WWT is now a $11.2 billion (sales) company that sells software and hardware to customers including Citi, Verizon and the federal government.

Before starting WWT, Kavanaugh was a professional soccer player and was on the 1984 Olympic team.