Jimmy Chou

Chief Executive Officer
Jimmy Chou has over 20 years of experience across multiple industries, with a particular focus in financial services and insurance. As SingleStone’s CEO, Jimmy has been instrumental in leading the firm through transformational change since he stepped into the role in 2017. Under his leadership, the firm established a refreshed vision and strategy that has resulted in clearly defined service offerings, the expansion of the firm’s geographic footprint, and most importantly, significantly improved customer and business results for SingleStone's clients. Throughout his consulting career, he’s worked tirelessly to earn the trust and respect of his clients, many of whom seek him as a trusted advisor, partner, and confidant. Equally as important to Jimmy are the relationships he’s built across his own team. He’s enthusiastic about growing and developing the next generation of leaders for SingleStone. An advocate and community partner, Jimmy supports several philanthropic organizations, and serves on the board of the YMCA of Greater Richmond and Storefront for Community Design. He was recognized with the 2020 Male Ally award on behalf of Richmond Technology Council’s MLM Awards. Jimmy regularly acts as a mentor and guest speaker for Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Richmond, providing counsel, advice, and encouragement to the next generation of leaders. He also supports and contributes to Girls Who Code, an organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology. Jimmy is a graduate of Wake Forest University and CFA Charterholder.

Thought Leadership

It’s Time to Rethink Business and Embrace Humanity. Here’s How.

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The New American Dream: People Come First

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Continuous Trust: The Real Answer to Leading Amidst a Crisis

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Three Transformation Lessons from Find Your Edge 2020

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SingleStone’s Evolution

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Start With Why: Three Questions to Help CX Leaders Create Focus

Removing distractions and starting with the “why” to guide your company’s customer experience saves time and money. Businesses have a lot of digital distractions these days. It’s hard…

Hallmark 5: Cultivate Experimentation

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SingleStone’s Top Five Hallmarks of Tomorrow’s Tech Companies

The world is entering the Fourth Industrial Revolution, a technological revolution that is changing the way people live, work, and relate to each other. The technologies at the heart…