About James B. Ramey
James B. Ramey is President of CodeWeavers. His life long love of video gaming started at the tender age of six with an Atari 2600 and evolved over time to include Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Apple Mac IIc, Windows PC, and MacBook Pro. When not fiddling with technology, James enjoys cooking, travel, debating politics in the office, and spending time with his wife, daughter, and their three Shar Pei cross dogs. For the past 20 years, James has worked with clients around the world in best implementing technology to maximize a return on their investment. He is a graduate of Moorhead State University and earned his graduate degree (MBA) online from the University of Phoenix. You can find James on Twitter at @jbramey.
Name: James Ramey
Joined CodeWeavers: 2007
Favorite Flavor of OS: Butterscotch or Manjaro
Favorite villain or rebel: Boba Fett
You can have an unlimited supply of one thing the rest of your life, what is it? Fresh Kona Coffee
If you could live anywhere in the world for a year, where would it be? Seattle (obviously for the coffee and mountains) or Ojochal, Costa Rica (obviously for the coffee and beaches)
Would you rather have invisibility or flight? Invisibility. Flight is way overrated.
What is your favorite sandwich? Freshly sliced turkey with bacon and pepper jack cheese on a warm ciabatta roll. You can taste the crunch of the bread.
Would you go with aliens if they beamed down from earth? No, not again.
In His Own Words: I grew up in Linton, North Dakota. Attended college at Moorhead State University in Moorhead, Minnesota. Graduated with Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with majors in Marketing and Management in 1994. Received my MBA in 2006 from University of Phoenix. Married my wife, Angie, on March 20, 2001. We live in Bloomington, Minnesota with our daughter, Grace (14) and rescue dogs Charlie and Shelby. I enjoy cooking, traveling, and coffee. When I am not in the kitchen or on the road, you can find me on my computer playing video games.
What do you do at CodeWeavers?
Plot the world domination of CodeWeavers and otherwise keep the company financially viable.
What website do you visit most often?
What will finally break the Internet? A new reality series that combines Game of Thrones with The Hunger Games that pits the Kardashians and their tribes against one another.
What is your spirit animal?
If you could turn the ocean into a liquid other than water, what would it be?
Dasani Sparkling Water - Blood Orange
If you could learn one skill what would it be?
What was your favorite book as a child?
Where the Red Fern Grows
What is one thing you cannot live without?
Coffee (air is a close second then water).
If you had to be allergic to something, what would it be?
Tofu, onions, or mayonnaise
What would you name your boat if you had one?
What would you do if you found a penguin in the freezer?
Slowly close the freezer and check my medications for side effects.
If you were a pizza deliveryman how would you benefit from scissors?
To 'cut' the price of pizzas.
How would you sell hot cocoa in Florida?
By creating a cocktail that combines Hot Cocoa with Spiced Rum, Kailua, Butterscotch Liqueur, and Irish Cream. I'd call it the 'Hot Buttered Belgian'.