James Kotecki has a passion for technology, media, and politics.
As principal at The Kotecki Group, he helps technology companies accelerate sales with effective case studies - focused success stories that prove real-world value.
As host of The North Carolinian podcast, he interviews current and aspiring state leaders about politics, policy, and their personal story.
James started honing his interviewing skills as a college student when he hosted presidential candidates on his dorm-room video blog. The Economist said he was "probably the world's foremost expert on YouTube videos posted by presidential candidates."
During the 2008 election, he wrote, hosted, and produced an award-winning video series for Politico. In 2012, he wrote and hosted videos for The Daily, a first-of-its-kind newspaper for tablets and smartphones.
As a digital producer at Three Ships Media (now known as the agency CRISP), James specialized in creating content based on client conversations, from magazine articles to multimedia webinars.
He later served as Head of Communications at Automated Insights, an internationally-recognized software company turning raw data into polished stories.