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James Vincent Eade

Occupation: Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Born: New Haven, Connecticut

Education:
MA in Human Resources Management, Organizational Development, University of San Francisco (1991)
BA in History, University of Massachusetts Amherst (1978)

Career:
Founder, Chief Executive Officer, The Eade Foundation, Menlo Park, CA (2019-Present)
Trustee, Past President, The U.S. Chess Trust (2000-2019)
Director, Charles Schwab
Senior Systems Programmer, Charles Schwab

Career Related:
Producer, IBM.TV (2020); Organizer, Hall of Fame Tournament (1996); Organizer, Pan Pacific International Chess Tournament (1995); Founder, Hypermodern Press

Civic:
President, Chess Journalists of America (1995-1996); President, CalChess, Northern California Chess Federation (1994-1995); Past President, The Kolty Chess for Youth Foundation; Former Chairman, Chess Advisory Board, The University of Texas at Dallas; Participations, Ananda Marga; Delegate, United States Chess Federation (USCF)

Creative Works:
Host, “Change Your Mind,” PDTV (2023-Present); Author, “Freedom: Your Path to Recovery” (2023); Author, “Chess Openings For Dummies” (2010); Author, “The Chess Player’s Bible: Illustrated Strategies for Staying Ahead of the Game,” Barron’s Educational Series (2004); Author, “Chess For Dummies” (1996); Author, “Remember the MacCutcheon!,” Chess Enterprises (1991); Editor, Publisher, CalChess Journal; Editor, Publisher, Golden Gate Chess News

Awards:
Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2022); Recipient, Chess Journalist of America Award, Best Chess Website, Chess Journalists of America (2022); Recipient, Outstanding Career Achievement Award, United States Chess Federation (USCF) (2018); Honoree, Chess Educator of the Year, The University of Texas at Dallas (2016); Honorable Mentions (Two Times), Best Interviews, Chess Journalists of America; Honoree, FIDE Master, World Chess Federation; Inductee, High School Hall of Fame

Memberships:
Member, American Zone President of FIDE, World Chess Federation (2000-2002); Board Member, Policy Board, United States Chess Federation (USCF) (1996-1999)

Family:
Son of Arthur Eade and Marilyn Eade
Married: Sheri Anderson

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