James Calaway is president and CEO of Calaway Interests, LLC, a private investment
and development company. In May 2005, he retired as founding CEO of the Center for
Houston's Future to form Calaway Interests.
Prior to his public service at the Center for Houston's Future, Calaway was a successful
entrepreneur and played an instrumental role in the development of a variety of private and
public companies including Network International, Inc., DigiContract, Inc. (acquired by Datacert),
C-Sixty, Inc., Edge Petroleum Corp., Forefront Group Inc. and Space Industries International, Inc.
He continues to serve on numerous civic boards and commissions including membership on the Council of
Overseers of The Jones School of Management at Rice University, the Houston Independent School District
Foundation, the YES College Preparatory Schools and the Blue Ribbon Commission for the Homeless in Harris County.
Calaway also serves on the corporate boards of Network International, Inc and Classmates LLC. He earned a
bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Texas and a master's degree from Oxford University.
Calaway has served on the board of directors of Datacert since August 2001.