Jim McCann is a successful entrepreneur, business leader, author, and philanthropist whose belief in the universal need for social connections and interaction led to his founding of 1-800- FLOWERS.COM, Inc. which he has grown into one of the world’s leading floral and gourmet gifting companies.
The company’s gift offerings include iconic brands such as Harry & David, Personalization Mall, Wolferman’s Bakery, Cheryl’s Cookies, Shari’s Berries, and The Popcorn Factory, as well as Simply Chocolate, and 1-800-Baskets.com, among others.
Jim is the Founder and Chairman of Smile Farms, a 501(c)3 organization that provides meaningful jobs to adults with developmental disabilities, allowing them to master new skills, experience teamwork, contribute to their community and importantly, take home a paycheck. In 2018, he established Clarim Holdings Inc., a private investment company that expands market opportunities for partners by providing capital along with an extensive network of high-tier support partners.
Within Clarim Holdings, he leads as Chairman for Worth Media, a global media platform. Jim also serves as a director for Amyris and International Game Technology PLC, as well as a variety of private and not-for-profit boards.