Innovation and Strategy Yield Results

Located in Silicon Valley, Technology Strategies & Investments (TSI) provides strategic sales and marketing consulting across a variety of technology-driven businesses. TSI, headed by James F. (Jim) Girand, has worked with companies of all sizes. In smaller organizations, TSI typically works with the founding team to define and implement business, marketing and sales strategies for the purposes of raising venture capital and gaining initial customer acceptance. With larger clients, TSI conducts in-depth market studies. Specific areas of focus include automation software, wireless components and systems, specialized computer systems and high value added semiconductors.

As a significant part of our practice, TSI has created and implemented Japanese distribution strategies for our clients. Approaching top quality trading organizations such as Itochu, Innotech, Soliton Systems, and others, we have achieved six and seven figure prepurchase and equity investments via strategic partnerships.

Our Japanese distribution client list alone includes:
President of TSI is a World Ranked Duathlete

In addition to running TSI, a highly regarded consulting business, Jim Girand is an internationally competitive duathlete. He was selected by Inside Triathlon Magazine as an age group All American each year from 1993 through 2005. He finished fifth in his age group at the 1997 World Duathlon Championship in Guernica, Spain, sixth in his age group at the 1999 World Duathlon Championship in Huntersville, NC, and sixth in his age group at the 2002 World Duathlon in Alpharetta, GA. and fifth in his age group at the 2007 World Duathlon Championship in Gyor, Hungary. Then, culminating 2007, Girand won a silver medal at the World Long Course Duathlon Championship held in Richmond, VA.!! The distances were 9.4 mile run, 47 mile bike and 4.7 mile run. 

Jim ran successfully for a seat on the USAT Board of Directors in 2001 and would like to thank those of you who voted for him. Jim was elected again in 2003.
How to Reach Us:
Please feel free to send comments and suggestions to Technology Strategies & Investments:
James Girand
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590 E. Crescent Dr. Palo Alto, CA 94301
650-326-9401 (phone)
650-269-1403 (cell)
650-325-5217 (fax)

Last revision: January 17 2014