Jim Glowienka was born in Milwaukee in 1949 and, while moving 19 times, mostly grew up in Red Hook, N.Y. He graduated from Red Hook Central High School in 1967 and held various class offices, was named valedictorian, played track and tennis, and was a member of the band. He graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a B.S. in aerospace and was active in track and sailing. He graduated from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business with an M.B.A. in marketing and behavioral science. Jim’s work history began in 1973 in marketing, business development and sales with Continental Can and continued with Gulf+Western, Kearney National and American Can Company. In 1990, he joined Digital Equipment Corporation and was involved in project, program, product and engineering management and later continued these responsibilities with Fujitsu Consulting and Cisco Systems. Jim and his wife Linda live in Norwalk. They have one daughter. He is a member of Trout Unlimited, Laurel Bank Fishing Club of Roxbury, Conn., Porsche Club of America (Connecticut Valley Region), MIT Alumni Association and St. Matthew Parish in Norwalk. His hobbies include fly fishing, fly tying, fly rod building, golf, squash, tennis, sailing, metal working, sports cars, anthropology and archeology, travel, and volunteer services addressing isolation and loneliness of residents of assisted living facilities. Sponsored by John Hess.