From the corporate world to start-ups: How ethics impact modern business
 

Jim Parke portraitJim Parke, CEO of Otter Products and Blue Ocean Enterprises Inc.

As part of the OtterBox ethics initiative, hear from Jim Parke, CEO of Otter Products and Blue Ocean Enterprises Inc., on the dynamics between ethics, integrity, values, and business success.

As CEO of Otter Products, Parke drives strategic development. Parke brings to this role a deep understanding of corporate structure and finance as well as experience developing and mentoring start-up and early stage companies. Parke also manages all operations for Blue Ocean Enterprises Inc., including the real estate and professional services functions of the company. He’s held this role for more than four years and has overseen the formation and acquisition of new business ventures ranging from start-up companies to multinational corporations. In addition to these responsibilities, Parke is on the board of Poudre Valley Health Care, and the advisory council for the College of Social Sciences at Weber State University.

Parke holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Spanish from Weber State University, a Juris Doctor degree from Gonzaga University and a LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law


Location

CSU College of Business, Bohemian Auditorium