Jim Rapp, Founder, CyberStrategies, approaches electronic commerce under the premise that government will both hinder and create opportunities in this emerging field.  His substantial public sector (U.S. House of Representatives, Export-Import Bank of The U.S., U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development), when combined with private sector (Global Resource Group, The American Council for Capital Formation, Tax Advisory and Preparation Service) experience enable him to assist companies and individuals in avoiding roadblocks, and take advantage of electronic commerce opportunities that new government policies and programs will present.

Mr. Rapp participates in or is on top of virtual worlds and virtual environments, including Second Life; vSide; There.com; Metaplace.com; Kaneva; HiPiHi; Entropia Universe.  

Mr. Rapp is a long-time Internet user, speaker, and has taught introductory electronic commerce sessions on behalf of The George Washington University's Cooperative and Continuing Education Program. 

He holds an MBA (International Business and Finance) and BBA (Banking and Finance). 

Please e-mail him at jim@nospam.cyberstrategies.us (first remove nospam)