Jim Lauria is a leader in the water treatment field with a proven track record of revenue growth, profit improvement and new business development. Since graduating with a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree from Manhattan College, he has traveled extensively benchmarking the world’s best water management practices.
While living in Hong Kong, Jim did a trains, planes and automobiles tour of China visiting breweries, oil refineries and water treatment plants to direct a $45 million investment in Chinese mining operations. In 2004 he provided peer review for the World Health Organization's publication on drinking water treatment making him a Who's Who of WHO.
As a writer, Jim has published feature and cover articles for most of the leading water industry publications in the U.S. and many top international magazines. His blog posts about global water management practices have received accolades from all levels of industry and government.
Besides publishing numerous works on water, his latest book "How to Get Your Money Back From Big Companies", is an effective and humorous guide to getting restitution for botched customer service and defective products.
Jim lives in San Francisco with his wife, Laurie Lauria, who fills his life with love, laughter and alliteration.