Jim Louderback is presenting at Pubcon Las Vegas 2016 on Oct 10, 2016  

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Primary Role
Venture Partner @
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://louderback.com
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Person Details

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Jim Louderback is currently a venture partner at seed investment firm Social Starts, running west coast strategic partnerships for online video creation platform Wochit, consulting with tech and media companies and curating the Industry track of Vidcon as editorial director.

In 2007 Jim became CEO of Revision3, and led the startup to a 20-fold increase in viewers, a 12x increase in revenue, 39 new distribution partners and 9 prestigious company and show awards. In 2012 he sold the company to Discovery Communications and led the integration of the company into Discovery. During his two and a half years at Discovery he launched and acquired 6 new networks, and transformed the group into Discovery Digital Networks, which he ran as General Manager.

Prior to that, Jim spent 16 years in increasingly senior media and technology management roles – leading startups, growth businesses and turnarounds. He most recently served as senior vice president and chief content officer for Ziff Davis Media’s Consumer group, along with being Editor in Chief of PC Magazine.

Before that he was a senior member of the launch team at cable network ZDTV, and guided its transformation into TechTV. He also ran editorial operations at special-interest newspapers and magazines.

Jobs (8)

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Current

Venture Partner

Jun 1, 2015 - Current   (over 1 year)

Strategic Partnerships

Feb, 2015 - Current   (over 1 year)
Past
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Ended
Title
Company
Jun 1, 2012
Sep 30, 2014
CEO/ GM - Discovery Digital Networks / Revision3
2007
2012
CEO
1991
2007
Editor In Chief, PC Magazine, Chief Content Officer, CSB Group
1997
2002
Editorial Director TechTV/ZDTV
1995
1996
Editor In Chief
1988
1991
Senior Consultant

Board & Advisor Roles (4)

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Education (2)

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Upcoming Event Appearances (1)

Pubcon Las Vegas 2016

October 10, 2016 - October 13, 2016

Las Vegas Convention Center South Halls, 3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Pubcon is the premier social media and optimization conference and expo, will hold its multi-track Las Vegas event on October 10–13, 2016.

Past Event Appearances (1)

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