Jim Cummings has an extensive background in instrumentation, automation and information systems for manufacturing.
He was a founder and president of a systems integration company that delivered systems to several industries with a focus primarily in the Life Science industries. In this role, he was instrumental in establishing the company as experts in computer system validation and 21 CFR Part 11 compliance. Solutions delivered were turnkey following GAMP 5 methodology and including system validation. This system integration work required a global perspective for which he established a global network of partners.
He was a founding member and chairman of the Control Systems Integrators Association (CSIA).
He helped develop and position CSIA as the voice of the system integration industry and raise the level of professionalism for members.