Chief Executive Officer

Jeff James

Jeff James is the chief executive officer of Colibri Group. Joining Colibri Group in 2021, Jeff is seizing the incredible opportunity to take the professional learning experience to the next level as well as help our customers achieve more in their careers.

As a 25-year veteran of The Walt Disney Company ("Disney"), Jeff has a deep-rooted history of enhancing and creating superior products through consistent and differentiated customer experiences as well as driving unprecedented growth and profitability. His most recent role at Disney was as Vice President and General Manager of the Disney Institute, which helps professionals and organizations, many of which are Fortune 500 companies, learn how to leverage time-tested business practices used by Disney parks and resorts.

Prior to his time at the Disney Institute, Jeff served as Vice President and Managing Director for Disney Destinations International in London. He led the marketing, sales, public relations and finance efforts across the United Kingdom and Ireland for the portfolio of assets within Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. Before that, Jeff was the Vice President of Travel Industry Sales for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts.

In addition, Jeff is a recognized keynote speaker and subject matter expert on Customer Experience Management. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado.