James A. Trueman is a Managing Director in Ocean Tomo Investment Group and oversees Advisory Services for Ocean Tomo, LLC which is composed of Transaction Advisory, Investments, and non-securities Investment Banking. He holds the FINRA Series 7 license. 

Prior to joining Ocean Tomo, Mr. Trueman was Vice President of Business Development at Acacia Research Corporation where his responsibilities included driving patent acquisitions and partnerships in a broad range of high-value technology areas.  As Managing Partner of M1 Partners, Mr. Trueman offered IP licensing, transaction, business development, and strategy consulting services across a diverse set of industries.  As an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, Mr. Trueman led teams helping companies grow existing businesses and launch new ventures.  Mr. Trueman started his career as a Product Manager, which included working in Oracle’s middleware business. 

Mr. Trueman holds an MBA from The Wharton School and a Bachelor of Science from the University of California at Berkeley.