Jim Sorenson

President Sorenson Impact Foundation, Co-founder, Catalyst Opportunity Funds


A world-renowned entrepreneur, business leader and societal innovator, James Lee Sorenson serves as chairman of the Sorenson Impact Foundation, which funds sustainable, scalable endeavors that maximize positive impact on the lives and societies they touch. Sorenson endowed the Sorenson Impact Center at the University of Utah.  Sorenson is a member of the US Impact Investing Presidents Council and a member of the US National Advisory Board.

As an entrepreneur, Sorenson was instrumental in developing several new industry categories, including digital compression software that helped usher in the online multi-media revolution at Sorenson Media, and Video Relay Services that transformed the capabilities and opportunities for millions of deaf and hard of hearing individuals through Sorenson Communications.