James Fields

Owner & President, Concept Technology

James Fields founded Concept Technology Inc. in 2003 with a vision to create a place where people wanted to work every day. In just 15 years, his company has grown from one employee to a staff of 50 and is one of the top IT companies in the region. Under James’ direction, Concept Technology has been honored as a fast-growing business, leading employer and top workplace by such publications as Inc., Fortune, Entrepreneur, the Nashville Business Journal and The Tennessean. The company was included in the top 20 of Entrepreneur Magazine’s list of most entrepreneurial companies and was included in the publication's list of the “Top 10 Best Company Cultures.” Concept Technology was also named to Inc.’s 500|5000 the last seven years in a row, Fortune’s Inner City 100 list of the fastest-growing inner city businesses in America in 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012 and 2011 and was named Small Business of the Year for Technology in 2016 by the Nashville Business Journal.