Jim Ward is a Venture Partner. He is on the board of directors of Gowalla, an Alsop Louie Partners portfolio company. Jim is the former president of LucasArts, the videogame division of LucasFilm Ltd, where he was also the senior vice president of marketing, distribution and online. Before he joined LucasFilm in 1997, he spent his career in advertising where he worked closely with Apple Computer, Microsoft and then Nike over a period of 15 years.