Jim is principal and founder of Micor Analytics. He provides over 20 years of media and technology consulting and valuation knowledge to Micor. His experience includes large and small scale asset management. Under his leadership, Micor has evolved into one of the most reliable sources for industry and technology trends among lenders and industry players alike. Mr. Minchella at Micor is a regular consultant to major lenders, investors and businesses of these markets providing opinions of value for acquisitions, accounting, and lending, as well as court testimony, useful life studies, and market outlooks. Jim holds an Accredited Senior Appraiser designation from the American Society of Appraisers and is a member of IEEE, ACM, and SMPTE.
Valentine has extensive experience in imaging systems development and research, for the intelligence, defense and entertainment imaging markets. He worked as a scientist at Kodak’s Research Labs, developing imaging devices, methods and solutions for entertainment, consumer, medical and aerospace. Subsequently at ITT Geospatial Systems he developed imaging systems, communications, devices and solutions to support the intelligence and defense sectors. Recent projects include communications network analysis and design, motion compensation for aerial cameras, image quality analysis and secure data communications.