About performanceIX

performanceIX, Inc was founded in January 2001 by Tim Jones and Mark Jurista as an automotive based media company. Over the past ten years, performanceIX has set the standard for creating online communities for BMW owners to enjoy.  Altogether, performanceIX now accounts for nearly 1,000,000 unique visitors every month with more than 400,000 registered members.


Name: Tim Jones

Currently Drives: 2003 BMW M3
Tim Jones is the co-founder of performanceIX and an avid automotive enthusiast. His primary responsibilities include content placement, customer service and sales. Jones graduated from Bentley College with a Bachelor of Science degreee in Computer Information Systems. Previously, Jones worked as a software engineer for Sungard BSR developing higher education alumni management software.

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.