Currently the Chief Product Officer at Brand Networks, the leading provider of social software solutions for the world’s largest brands. Previously the Co-Founder and CEO of SHIFT, one of leading social advertising platforms.
SHIFT was acquired by Brand Networks for $50 million in 2015.
Prior to founding SHIFT, was the co-founder of venture-backed Entitled Labs, and was an early employee of Top Level Domain Holdings Ltd. (now Minds + Machines), a publicly-traded company on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM that is applying for 90+ new top level domains and provides registry services for new TLD applicants.
I am member of the Ad Council Board of Directors, and an active angel investor, having invested in numerous companies including GitHub, Kixer, a mobile advertising platform, Gradient X, a mobile DSP (acquired by SingTel), Conversion Logic, an online advertising attribution platform, and CREXi, a commercial real estate marketplace.
James' unmatched talent for taking an idea from seed to success through nuanced strategies combine with his brilliance in product development creative thinking to make James one of the best advisors a founder could possibly have.