Jim Cook - Alliance Director

  • Orbital Insight
  • (650) 575-1421

Areas of Expertise include: Financing Strategies   Mergers & Acquisitions   Operations Strategy   


Jim Cook has served in a variety of senior financial and operational roles from seed-stage startups to public companies in Silicon Valley.

Most recently, Jim was the CFO of Orbital Insight.  Previously, Jim was the Chief Financial Officer of the Mozilla Corporation. During his time with Mozilla, Jim led the worldwide effort to grow the Mozilla team and operational infrastructure from less than 25 employees in Mountain View to a worldwide operation of more than 750 employees in 11 offices on 4 different continents.

Prior to joining Mozilla, Jim held several executive financial and operational roles for several high profile growth startups and has been lucky enough to help build the foundational financial and operational infrastructures of a few brand name, multibillion-dollar companies. As one of Netflix’s six co-founders, Jim built and managed all financial and operational functions from the company’s founding in 1997 until 1999. His public company experience includes Intuit, where he worked closely with the original founders from 1991–1996, including driving several M&As, the company’s 1993 IPO and as Divisional Controller for the $100M Small Business Division (QuickBooks).

Jim currently serves as an advisor to several venture-backed companies, VCs, Silicon Valley Bank’s CFO Advisory Group.

Jim graduated from the University of Southern California (GO TROJANS!) in 1989, majoring in Business Admin (Finance) and minoring in Biology after deciding not to be an Aerospace Engineer/Space Doctor.