FORA.tv Speaker - Jim Spencer
Jim Spencer, president and founder of Newsy, has helped lead several successful Internet start up and established online companies. He was vice president of content and answers at Ask Jeeves (Ask.com) where he was responsible for all search queries and helped lead the company to a top fifteen website and through a successful initial public offering. Prior to Ask Jeeves, Spencer was the general manager of news and information programming at AOL (News, Sports, Health, Research and International) leading the content, business, and partnership operations for one of AOL’s major business units. He also served as director of strategic partnerships at NBC for MSNBC.com, leading the direction of the MSNBC.com website and the coordination of the newsrooms of NBC News in New York and MSNBC’s newsroom on Microsoft’s campus in Redmond, WA. He earned his M.A. in journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia and his B.F.A. from New York University’s Film School.
05.22.12 | 01:35:11 min | 2,461 views | 0 comments