About performanceIX

performanceIX, Inc was founded in January 2001 by Tim Jones and Mark Jurista as an automotive based media company. Over the past seventeen years, performanceIX has set the standard for BMW news and discussion sites, and events.


Name: Tim Jones

Currently Drives: 2003 BMW M3
Tim Jones is the co-founder of performanceIX and an avid automotive enthusiast. With a focus on product development and business strategy the BMW communities owned by performanceIX grew from concept to market leaders. Tim is now targeting leadership roles in Boston based businesses.

Name: Mark Jurista

Currently Drives: 2007 BMW 335i Coupe

Mark Jurista, the other co-founder of performanceIX, is also an automotive fanatic whose primary responsibilies include marketing, software development and technology management. Along with performanceIX, Jurista is also a co-founder of a software company serving in the summer camp sector that provides year-round management solutions. Jurista graduated from Bentley College with a BS in Computer Information Systems and a minor in Law.