James Kirkham

James Kirkham is the Chief Business Officer of COPA90, the definitive youth media brand for football. COPA90 is the football media business that has built a vast audience of young fans, peaking at 650 million monthly views across all platforms, through content and media that connects with their passion for football.

One of the world’s foremost media industry figures and speakers, on topics ranging from football’s power to unite and change society, to the future of technology, James provided an authoritative voice on events at the FIFA World Cup in Russia through his interviews with Al Jazeera, CNN, and Sky News.

James sold Holler, his digital advertising business, to Publicis Groupe in 2010. He was then Leo Burnett Worldwide’s head of mobile and social, leading the social media and mobile capabilities of the advertising network for clients including Procter & Gamble, McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, and Kellogg’s, before joining COPA90 in February 2016.