I am Jim Teece

I am a Parallel Entrepreneur. I am a software developer, internet marketer, public speaker, writer and educator. I am an award winning community leader. I am a father of two young adults and a husband of over 20 years, living on a 30 acre ranch in Ashland, Oregon. I am a dreamer, creator, maker and hacker.

I am Experienced.

President & CEO & Co-Founder of Project A, Inc.
A software development and internet marketing services company with international clients. (1990 – Present)

President & CEO of Ashland Home Net and Ashland TV
Ashland’s Largest ISP and Cable TV & Phone Company. (2008 – Present)

Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Art Authority LLC
Developers of Apps for the iPhone and iPad as well as Museum Solutions and Services. (2008 – Present)

Creator of Ashland TV 20 (
Ashland’s Community Driven Content TV Station

Creator of Rogue Broadband
A High Speed, affordable, robust internet solution for rural Southern Oregonians –

Creator of the Local Hero Movement –

Creator of the Free Community Calendar & Portal:

Creator of FrēBā, the Free Solid Waste trading system:

Creator and Chair of the Technology Pavilion at the Jackson County Fair (1995 – 2013)

Creator and Host of “Tech Talk” – A live monthly local access television program on RVTV. (1999 – 2014)

Vice President & Co-Founder of New West Software, Inc. (1985 – 1990)
Creator of Medical Imaging Solutions. Responsible for all software development, marketing and installation.

User Development Center Specialist for Pfizer, Inc.
Responsible for introducing personal computers to the employees. (1984 – 1985)

Past Teaching Experiences

Internet & Social Marketing at Southern Oregon University (4 terms) (2005, 2009, 2016 & 2017)
Doing Business on the Internet (5 month long community class) (1999- 2000)
Internet Marketing & Social Marketing– Rogue Valley Small Business Forum (14 years)

I am a Community Leader

Current Boards 

Southern Oregon University Foundation Board (Vice President)
Rogue Valley Manor Foundation Board
Northwest Telecommunications Association Board(Past President)
People's Bank of Commerce Board

Past Boards 

Asante Foundation Board
Ashland Independent Film Festival Board (Past President)
Ashland Chamber of Commerce (Past President)
Jackson County Fair & Expo Board (Past President)
JPR – Jefferson Public Radio Listeners Guild
SOTTC – The Southern Oregon Telecommunications and Technology Council (Past President)
SAO – Software Association of Oregon & Southern Oregon Chapter (Past President)


Business Retention and Expansion (Chair)
Economic Sustainability Committee
(Founder and Past-Chair)
Ashland Fiber Network
(Steering Committee, Technical Design Committee, Oversight Committee)
Wings of Hope Weekend 2001
( Brain Restoration Symposium) Co-Chair
Jefferson Public Radio / Western States Museum of Broadcasting Building Design Team
City of Ashland Economic Development Committee

Ashland School District Volunteer – Bellview Elementary Site Council, Bellview New School Construction Committee, Capital Construction Oversight Committee, Bellview Elementary Computer Lab helper, Ashland High School Site Council


2015 Board Member of the Year – OFA
2014 Citizen of the year – Ashland Chamber
2007 Volunteer of the year – Jackson County


Ford Family Foundation Leadership Program (2009)
Orange Coast Community College, Costa Mesa, Ca. (FilmMaking, Accounting, Marketing) (1990)