Jim Benton has built his career around generating revenue by translating customer needs into innovative new products.
Prior to ClearSlide, Jim served as Vice President of Sales at AdBrite, where he was a founding executive and the company's fifth employee. In his first three years at AdBrite, Jim helped grow revenue from $1 million to $30 million, and widen distribution from 2,400 to more than 70,000 web sites.
Prior to AdBrite, and following Evite's acquisition by Ticketmaster, Jim contributed his sales expertise to IAC/Ticketmaster, creating multi-million dollar deals in sales leadership roles.
Co-Founder & Chief Business Officer
Nov, 2008 - Current (almost 8 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (1)Update
|Aug 6, 2015||Venture Beat - ClearSlide makes Video Mail easier for sales folk|
|Feb 27, 2014||Gigaom - ClearSlide snags $50M to make sales pitches easier — and smarter|
|Oct 15, 2013||Tech Vibes - Cleu Attempts to Disrupt the Way Alarm Clocks Wake Us Up|
|Mar 5, 2013||Gigaom - VMware’s SlideRocket finds a home with ClearSlide|
|Aug 29, 2012||Venture Beat - ClearSlide nets $28M to give sales teams better presentation tools|
|Aug 29, 2012||Gigaom - ClearSlide, a collaboration platform, gets $28M in new funds|
|May 21, 2012||Gigaom - ClearSlide offers painless pitching for sales pros, achieves impressive growth|
|Jun 11, 2010||Fast Company - Entrepreneur in the Evening|