James Pelton Jr. is a native New Yorker. He has spent his entire professional career (44 years) in Information Technology working around the world, on Wall Street, in Communications, Education, Insurance and in Banking. For the last twenty years, he’s been a chief technologist for the New York City Police Department. He is a graduate of the Police Management Institute of Columbia University's Graduate School of Business. He is also a fitness instructor as well as a music composer and guitarist with his band, Rhythm Justice.