James Lyle is Chairman of the Board. He is the Founder of Fulmar Advisors, an investment management firm based in Lyford Cay. Prior to starting Fulmar Advisors, James co-founded Millgate Capital, Inc. and served as the Chief Investment Officer for 15 years. Previously he was a Managing Director of Tiger Management Inc., with responsibility for international equity and emerging market investment. He also served as a fund manager with Fidelity Management and Research and was a Vice President of Morgan Stanley. At Morgan Stanley, James was responsible for European equity assets, as well as for establishing the Portuguese Investment Fund (London Stock Exchange listed) and the Turkish Investment Fund (NYSE listed).
James holds a BA from St. Edmund Hall, Oxford University, and he served as a research officer at the London Business School, London University from 1983 to 1985. He has also served as a member of the Barron's International Roundtable.
Kevin Dagenais is Blutip's CEO. Kevin is a software engineer who started his career at GE. Kevin was instrumental in the development of our SmartRView instrumentation and analytics software platform. He has a BEng in Software Engineering, and an MASc in Controls Engineering, both from McMaster University.
Jim Schuler is the CFO of Backstop Solutions Group. He has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, specifically focusing on finance, accounting, legal, operations, deal structuring, project management and evaluating financial and operational results. Prior to Backstop, Jim was a Principal and the CFO at Coghill Capital Management, with previous financial leadership roles at Goldman Sachs, The Hull Group, LLC and accounting group Schultz, Chez and Jesser, LLP. He also serves on various private company and charitable boards.
Jim is a Certified Public Accountant with a Bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University and an MBA with a concentration in Finance from DePaul University’s Kellstadt School of Business.