Jim Spanfeller is the Chief Executive Officer of G/O Media. Jim has led comparable media platforms and positioned them for successful strategic exit. Prior to G/O, Jim was the founder, Chief Executive Officer and President of Spanfeller Media Group, which raised over $14M in venture funding before it was sold to Tronc in 2016. He previously served as President & Chief Executive Officer of Forbes.com and as Executive Vice President of Electronic Publishing for Forbes, the nation’s leading business magazine. Prior to joining Forbes, Jim was President, Consumer Magazine Group of Ziff Davis Media, Inc and also served as chairman of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). Previously, he was publisher at Inc. magazine and also held senior positions at Newsweek.