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Jamie Simmons

Jamie Simmons

CEO at Covantex



Jamie Simmons is a serial entrepreneur with a diverse range of experience. Starting with a foundation in Software, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Simmons initially launched his career as an engineer. Over the course of his career, he has become well-versed in startup strategy and techniques. Energized by a preference for innovative approaches, Simmons is always on the look-out for the "next big thing." In his free time, Jamie Simmons is dedicated to improving his own community. Active in his local area, Simmons coaches youth sports and volunteers on a regular basis. A traveler and adventure aficionado, he has traveled and lived around the United States. He maintains a pilot's license and also enjoys sailing.





Jan 2019 - Present


University of Rhode Island

Bachelor of Science

University of Rhode Island

Sep 1981 - May 1983

Electrical & Computer Engineering College of Engineering


Duke University Unveils Center for Engineering Entrepreneurship

Oregon Youth Sailing Foundation Short Film Contest

Beloved Cruise Line Cancels Sailing Schedule

Contently Blogs and Articles

Historic Sailboat Owners Set Sail in Protest

Lake George Steamboats Operational for Summer 2020

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Personal Website

URI College of Engineering

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Strategy Guidance Leadership Software Engineering Electrical Engineering