Jim Kirkland

General Counsel
Trimble Navigation Limited

James Kirkland

Jim Kirkland oversaw strategic development and legal, regulatory and legislative affairs for Covad. Mr. Kirkland brings a wealth of knowledge of the business and regulatory environments in which Technology efforts operate.

Prior to Covad, Kirkland served as Senior Vice President, Spectrum Development and General Counsel for Clearwire Technologies, Inc., a privately held broadband wireless Internet service provider based in Dallas, Texas.

Before joining Clearwire, Kirkland spent 17 years with Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C. in Washington, D.C., where he specialized in communications law and worked with emerging-growth Internet, wireless and telecommunications companies.

Kirkland holds a bachelors degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Director, Corporate Development