Kimsey, James V. "Jim" - from United States
Country of meeting: Lost Angels in the year 2008
Co-founder of AOL. He was the first chairman of the company and served as CEO until 1995. Although Kimsey is best known for having helped to create AOL, he also spearheaded many other business, military and philanthropic endeavors.
Kimsey served in the U.S. Army, becoming a lieutenant and seeing active participation in U.S. interventions in the Dominican Republic and Vietnam. He served three combat tours as an Airborne Ranger, two in the Vietnam War, earning various awards for service and valor.
In July 2005, Kimsey was inducted into the U.S. Army Rangers Hall of Fame, which recognizes the United States' most extraordinary Rangers. In 2008, he received the Distinguished Graduate Award for Outstanding Service to the Nation from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point
AOL Founding CEO
Member of the Board of Capital One
Member of the Board of Triple Canopy
Academy of Achievement (1998)
Alfalfa Club 2002
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