Committee Membership: Innovation Committee and Audit Committee
Jim Freeman is an American citizen and a member of the Board of Directors of SoftwareOne Holding AG since 2022. He is also a member of the Innovation and Audit Committees.
Jim is a renowned product, technology, and digital platform expert. He served as Chief Business & Product Officer at Zalando, overseeing the development, marketing, and growth of Zalando’s consumer offerings, from April 2021 until April 2023 and as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) from April 2019 until April 2021, having worked previously as SVP Engineering. Prior to this role, he worked for Amazon, where he served in product, technology, and general business management leadership roles for Prime Video from 2009 to 2016 and for Alexa Communications from 2017 to 2018. Before that, he was Chief Technology Officer at MaxMedia from 2007 to 2009.
He currently also serves as a senior advisor to Permira.
Jim Freeman holds a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature from the University of Georgia and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Illinois.