James Garriss

James Garriss

Formal First Name
Garriss (James)

James Garriss is the Director of Research Development of Browning Media. He utilizes his academic background in international business in presenting an enhanced international perspective on weather, climate, and its impact around the globe. He has worked and studied in several countries, becoming business fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. As a motivational speaker, Garriss blends a unique mix of story, humor, and experience to meetings and conventions. He has presented to companies worldwide in nearly every industry—from agriculture and energy to hospitality and finance.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Although born blind, Garriss was taught that his opportunities were limitless despite his limitations. 
  • At four years old with three major surgeries, he was photocopying jet stream maps for his family’s business
  • His visual disability has allowed him to utilize non-traditional concepts to delivering better business building skills. 
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.