By Marcus Leach

James White is the CEO and Founder of intouchcrm and the driving force behind the company's growth within the Small Business Social CRM and Email Marketing sector.

James started intouchcrm in 2005 with a vision of providing simple and cost effective sales and marketing tools to small businesses who were left behind by other vendors who focused on Large Enterprise solutions. He has (through no external finance) grown the business so that it now provides online sales and marketing tools to over 3,000 organisations across 12 countries worldwide (as of June 2012). James is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and has a Bsc Honours Degree in Business Information Management Systems from Plymouth University.

As well as sitting on the board of the North Somerset Community Partnership (a newly formed £20m turnover social enterprise), James is Vice Chair of Swansea City Supporters Trust, who own 20% of Premier League club Swansea City. He lists football, cricket and golf as sports he has a passion for, whilst following most sports in general.