Jim brings a deep track-record as a senior operating executive, strategic advisor and board member, with an extensive background in Digital Media and Performance Marketing Solutions, as well as Corporate and Business Development.
From 2014 through February 2020, he served as Executive VP and General Manager of Ziff Davis, leading the company's Global B2B Division which creates, builds and sells innovative marketing and advertising services, data, tools, and demand generation for leading tech companies. He oversaw a period of 4X revenue growth and multiple acquisitions, leading more than 1,800 employees worldwide.
Before Ziff Davis, he was CEO at iInside, a high-growth Mobile Location company focused on Retail & Transportation. From 2006-2009, he served as CEO of Autoweb after a decade in senior leadership roles with AOL Inc., including executive oversight of the company's strategic partnership with Google. Prior to joining AOL in 1996, he headed sales and marketing for Comcast Corporation’s largest region.
Jim is a graduate of Rutgers University and completed additional studies at Wharton School's Aresty Institute. He and his wife, Deb, are the parents of two young men and live in Berkeley, California and Nantucket, Massachussetts. He is an avid marathon runner, world traveler and musician.