BSI - Business Strategies International

David James

"Management of diversity is the key to business success in the Asia Pacific Region."

David James is president of Business Strategies International (BSI Corporation), a consulting and venture development firm in San Francisco, California, founded on the premise that management of diversity is the key to business success in the Asia Pacific Region.

Mr. James served as an executive of three international corporations active in the region: Dillingham Corporation, Crown Zellerbach Corporation, and Texasgulf Inc.

He was the chairman of the business programs at the East-West Center, Honolulu, honorary consul of Malaysia in Hawaii, and a senior partner of Arnstein & Lehr, a prominent Chicago-based law firm.  He is a graduate of Harvard University, the University of Chicago Law School, and Stanford Business School’s Executive Program.  In 2021-2022, he was president of the Harvard Club of San Francisco.

Mr. James is the co-author of The New Asia: Business Strategies for the Economic Region That Is Shaking Up the World (Praeger Books, 2013) and the author of Doing Business in Asia (Betterway Books, 1993) and The Executive Guide to Asia-Pacific Communications (Kodansha International, 1995).  He is also the author of many articles on business, legal and technology issues.  His technology articles have appeared in Upside Magazine and Nokia’s TheFeature.