Jim Bankoff

James Philip "Jim" Bankoff (December 23, 1969) is Chairman and CEO of Vox Media and is also a Senior Advisor for Providence Equity Partners. As the former Executive Vice President of Programming and Products at AOL, Bankoff has developed and led many notable websites including Aol.com, Mapquest, Moviefone, AOL Music, Netscape and AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) . He is also known for establishing websites TMZ, Fanhouse, BloggingStocks and Engadget. He was awarded an Emmy Award for his role as Executive Producer of the Live 8 concerts online, for which there were a total of 74 entries which had been whittled down to six finalists.
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  • Is Vox’s Chorus the CMS Brands Have Been Waiting For?

    In April, Ezra Klein sent a ripple through the media world when he decided to leave The Washington Post for Vox Media. It wasn’t just the fact that Klein was leaving WaPo, but the reason he was doing it: for Vox’s content management system (CMS), Chorus. “At our first meeting, we knew we were going here,” Klein told The New York Times. “They had the technology we thought we were inventing.

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