Sims Preston, JD, MBA

Vice President of Strategy

R.J. Sims Preston, JD, MBA,  was the Chairman and President of Polyglot Systems, Inc. from November 2010 to March 2017 when the company was sold to a strategic buyer, securing a substantial return for shareholders.

Prior to joining Polyglot, Sims spent 14 years as a lawyer, both in private practice and as in-house counsel for some of the world’s most dynamic and innovative companies, including Quintiles Transnational Corp. (now IQVIA) and Nuance Communications, Inc.

In addition to his executive experience, Sims’ legal work has involved software licensing, strategic transactions, intellectual property prosecution and maintenance and litigation. Mr. Preston earned a BA from Columbia University, a JD from Duke University School of Law, and a MBA from UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School.