Over a period of four decades, James Unruh’s business experience has put him squarely in the midst of the trends and forces shaping business today.
James A. Unruh is the Founding/Managing Principal of Alerion Capital Group, LLC, a private equity and management advisory firm. Alerion’s focus is on fusing the power of capital with its business leadership strengths to pursue strategies that significantly enhance the quality and value of the technology sector later-stage, small to middle-market businesses in which it invests.
Prior to founding Alerion Mr. Unruh held the position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Unisys Corporation from 1990 to 1997. In this role he led the Unisys transformation from a traditional mainframe computer supplier to a globally recognized information technology and services company. He re-engineered its business portfolio, organizational structure and culture, and led its financial revitalization. Jim’s extensive professional experience includes general management, marketing and financial positions in several large publicly held companies, including the position of CFO in three.
Mr. Unruh is a member of the board of directors for CSG Systems International and formerly served on the boards of Prudential Financial, Inc. including as Audit Committee Chair, Tenet Healthcare including as Audit Committee Chair, Qwest Communications, Inc. including as Compensation Committee Chair, and CenturyLink, Inc. Jim also serves as a director of various privately held companies in connection with his position at Alerion and as Board Chairman of the University of Jamestown.