JIM DEPOLO

OPEAA - Director

VP Racing Fuels
204 East Rhapsody
San Antonio, TX 78216
vpracingfuels.com
Phone: 210.861.8478
jim.depolo@vpracingfuels.com

Professional Experience:

Over three decades of management, engineering, sales, marketing, consulting and training in telecom and the OPE industry. Prior to joining VP Racing Fuels, I was National Sales Director in Fiber Optic Networks, worked for two startups and co-founded a third. As well, I served on the Board of an educational software company, telecom companies, local Fire Board, was elected 10 years on the School Board and am currently the Chairman of the local Fire Foundation. I started my career at Bechtel, a worldwide Architect-Engineer, joined management at Pacific Bell/SBC, and national sales at Nortel Networks before joining startups and consulting.

Education:

MBA – Santa Clara University, graduated Beta Gamma Sigma
B.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) – University of California at Davis

Hobbies:

Family, boating, flying, home improvement, cars and anything to do with engines.

Role Models:

My grandfather and my father, a math wizard. Benjamin Franklin, a scientist, engineer and inventor.

Objectives for OPEAA:

Enhance OPEAA’s sphere of influence in the aftermarket industry, grow B2B networking opportunities, and support aftermarket dealers, distributors and suppliers.