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Jim Perry is a Managing Director on the MDP Telecom, Media & Technology Services team. Prior to co-founding MDP, Mr. Perry was with First Chicago Venture Capital for eight years. Previously, he was with The First National Bank of Chicago. Mr. Perry concentrates on investments in the telecom, media and technology services sector and currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Asurion Corporation, Centennial Towers, QuickPlay Media, The Topps Company, Univision Communications, and Chicago Public Media.  He is on the Board of Overseers of the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences and serves as Vice-chairman of the School Board of the Archdiocese of Chicago.


Jim holds a B.A.from The University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

James N. Perry Jr.
Managing Director
Madison Dearborn Partners
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