Jim Lanzone

Jim Lanzone

San Francisco Bay Area

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Jim Lanzone's Overview

  • Senior Vice President and General Manager, Ask Jeeves U.S. at Ask Jeeves
  • Vice President of Product Management at Ask Jeeves
  • Co-Founder & President at eTour, Inc.

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Jim Lanzone's Experience

President & Chief Executive Officer

CBS Interactive

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; CBS; Online Media industry

March 2011Present (3 years 7 months) San Francisco, CA

CBS Interactive is 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 ZOL.com, XCAR and OnlyLady. Jim joined CBS Interactive in March 2011 when CBS Corporation purchased Clicker Media, where he was co-founder and Chief Executive Officer.

Member Board of Directors


Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Publishing industry

January 2014Present (9 months) Greater Los Angeles Area

Edmunds.com Inc. was founded in 1966 for the purpose of publishing new and used automotive pricing guides to assist automobile buyers. In 1995, Edmunds.com launched as the first automotive information consumer Internet site. Edmunds.com, along with its highly regarded mobile site, Android App and five-star iPhone app, make car pricing, car reviews and other research tools available for car shoppers at dealerships and on the go. Edmunds.com Inc. is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Clicker Media, Inc.

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Online Media industry

20092011 (2 years) San Francisco, CA

The web's first complete discovery guide and search engine for Internet television and video. Raised $19 million from venture capital firms including Benchmark Capital, Redpoint Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures and JAFCO Ventures, as well as Allen & Company. Board of directors included Bill Gurley of Benchmark Capital, Geoff Yang of Redpoint Ventures and Blake Krikorian, founder of Slingbox.

Clicker was acquired by CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS) in March 2011, and the product is now part of TV Guide Digital, acquired by CBS Interactive in May 2013.

Entrepreneur in Residence

Redpoint Ventures

20082008 (less than a year) Menlo Park, CA

Chief Executive Officer

Ask.com (IAC/InterActiveCorp)

Public Company; 201-500 employees; IACI; Internet industry

20062008 (2 years) Oakland, CA

Ask.com, formerly Ask Jeeves, is a leading search engine and perennial top 10 consumer Internet property. Acquired by IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI) in 2005. 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

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Ask Jeeves U.S.

Ask Jeeves

Public Company; 201-500 employees; IACI; Internet industry

20042006 (2 years) Oakland, CA

Vice President of Product Management

Ask Jeeves

Public Company; 501-1000 employees; ASKJ; Internet industry

20012004 (3 years) Oakland, CA

Co-Founder & President

eTour, Inc.

19982001 (3 years) Atlanta, GA

Early consumer Internet discovery service that raised over $50 million in venture capital from Imlay Investments, NeoCarta Ventures, eHatchery and Royal Bank of Scotland, among others. Acquired by Ask Jeeves in May 2001. Joined Ask Jeeves as VP of Product Management.

Jim Lanzone's Skills & Expertise

  1. Strategic Partnerships
  2. Monetization
  3. Product Management
  4. Start-ups
  5. Digital Media
  6. Online Advertising
  7. Mobile Devices
  8. E-commerce
  9. Entrepreneurship
  10. Product Marketing
  11. Analytics
  12. User Experience
  13. Mobile Applications
  14. Venture Capital
  15. Digital Strategy
  16. Digital Marketing
  17. Marketing
  18. Online Marketing
  19. Mobile Marketing
  20. Web Analytics
  21. Strategy
  22. Leadership
  23. Social Media
  24. Mergers & Acquisitions
  25. Content Strategy
  26. SEM
  27. Deal Closure
  28. Internet
  29. Search Engine Technology
  30. Customer Insight
  31. Management
  32. SEO
  33. Business Strategy
  34. New Media
  35. Advertising

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Jim Lanzone's Education

University of California, Los Angeles

BA, Political Science


Emory University

JD/MBA, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies


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