Tue, July 19 – 2016
Jim Lanzone is the President and CEO of CBS Interactive, a top 10 consumer Internet property with over 300 million users worldwide. One of the world’s largest digital media companies and a subsidiary of CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS), CBS Interactive properties include CBS.com, CNET, CBSSports.com, TV Guide Digital, CBSNews.com, GameSpot, Last.fm, Metacritic, CHOW, ZDNet, MaxPreps, MetroLyrics and Download.com, as well as leading properties in China such as XCAR and OnlyLady. Jim joined CBS Interactive in March 2011 when CBS Corporation purchased Clicker Media, an Internet video search engine and navigation guide, where he was co-founder and Chief Executive Officer.
Before founding Clicker, funded by venture capital firms Benchmark Capital, Redpoint Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures and Allen & Company, among others, Jim served as Chief Executive Officer of Ask.com (formerly Ask Jeeves, NASDAQ: ASKJ), a top 10 consumer Internet property and leading search engine owned by IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI). Prior to his role as CEO, Lanzone served as senior vice president and general manager of Ask Jeeves US, and also led product management, marketing and technology globally for the company. Lanzone joined Ask Jeeves as vice president of product management in 2001 after its acquisition of eTour.com, a website discovery service founded in 1998, where he was co-founder and president. Ask Jeeves was acquired by IAC in 2005.
Tue July 19 , 2016 - 08:30 am