James V. Continenza
Jim Continenza is the Executive Chairman of Kodak, appointed to that position by the Board of Directors on February 20, 2019. Continenza joined the Board of Directors of Kodak in April 2013 and became Chairman of the Board in September 2013.
Continenza brings robust experience and a proven track record guiding several leading, innovative technology companies through transformations. Since September 2012, Continenza has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Vivial, Inc., a privately held marketing technology and communications company. He served as the President of STi Prepaid, LLC, a telecommunications company, from June 2010 to February 2011. Continenza served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Anchor Glass Container Corp., a leading manufacturer of glass containers, from September 2006 to December 2006. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Teligent, Inc., which provides communications services including voice, data, and internet access, from September 2002 to June 2004, served as its Chief Operating Officer from May 2001 to September 2002, and served as its Senior Vice President of Strategic Operations from September 2000 to May 2001. From April 1999 to September 2000, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Lucent Technologies Product Finance, a global leader in telecom equipment, and served as its Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing from September 1997 to April 1999. Continenza served at AT&T from 1991 until September 1997.
In addition to his management experience, Continenza currently serves on the board of NII Holdings, Inc. (since August 2015), a provider of wireless communication services under the Nextel brandTM in Brazil. Continenza served on the board of Tembec, Inc., a manufacturer of specialty products, acetates and ethers, from February 2008 to November 2017 and on the board of Neff Corporation, a regional equipment rental company in the United States, and its predecessor from October 2010 to October 2017. He also serves or has served on the boards of a number of private companies.
Continenza received a B.S. degree in Liberal Arts from the University of Wisconsin.