Jim Bankoff

Jim Bankoff is the Chairman and CEO of Vox Media, running all aspects of what has become one of the fastest growing digital media companies today.

We operate brands across seven major consumer categories, each featuring high-value digital journalism, storytelling and brand advertising at scale, reaching a direct audience of over 100MM visitors each month.

Vox Media's brands include SB Nation (sports), The Verge (technology/culture), Vox (general news) Polygon (gaming), Eater (food/dining), Curbed (home/real estate) and Racked (retail/shopping). Each of these properties boast highly valuable, sophisticated modern audiences.

A veteran of the online industry, Jim developed and led dozens of the most popular websites on the internet including AOL, Mapquest, Moviefone, AOL Music and Engadget as an Executive Vice President at AOL. He co-founded TMZ.com, won an Emmy award for his production of the Live8 Concerts, and also oversaw AOL’s industry-leading instant messaging services, AIM and ICQ, and social networking and community applications.