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Jim Monroe

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Co-Founder and SVP Programming, Net2TV. Previously VP Creative Services and Programming, NBC Bay Area, NBC Universal. University of Utah grad.

Co-Founder and SVP Programming, Net2TV. Previously VP Creative Services and Programming, NBC Bay Area, NBC Universal. University of Utah grad.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Marketing
  • Product

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Marketing
  • • Product

Involved In

Founder

Net2TV
OTT Age Industries
Net2TV

Advisor

Medialink

Positions

Founder OTT Age Industries September 2015 - present
Co-Founder and SVP Programming Net2TV April 2012 - September 2015
VP Creative Services and Programming, NBC Bay Area NBCUniversal Media, LLC September 2002 - February 2012
Executive Producer TiVo March 1999 - September 2002
Creative Director, Affiliate Advertising NBCUniversal Media, LLC October 1995 - March 1999
Marketing Director, WBBM Television CBS Television Stations 1994 - 1995
Director of Marketing and Programming KDFW Television 1990 - 1994

Education

University of Utah Radio/TV/Film 1979 - 1983

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Local
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Social Impact
  • • Video
  • • Movies/Film
  • • TV

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Product strategy • Business Development • Business Strategy • Marketing Communications • Marketing Strategy

Key Accomplishments

I'm just wrapping up the sale of a startup I co-founded three years ago. Time to find more smart, passionate people and do it all again! I love building teams and companies, evolving the strategy and product and hitting the market with a new idea. My background is in media/television and advertising - and the technologies that support and disrupt them.

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Randall Carr
We worked together  •  Principal Application Engineer, Net2TV. Previously Principal Embedded Software Engineer, Watchwith. Stanford grad.
Jim is a well-connected, experienced media entertainment professional who knows how to get things done. Additionally, he's a terrific colle ... ague and easy to collaborate with in many different areas of business and business development.
Spencer Shanson
We worked together  •  CoFounder, CTO, Net2TV and Founder, Shanson Consulting.
Jim is one of the most knowledgeable people in his area I know. He can see an opportunity appearing long before most other people. He also u ... nderstands the need to deliver products on time and can be very persuasive in a room full of doubters.
Peter Horan
We worked together  •  Founder, Horan MediaTech Advisors and Chairman of the Board, Net2TV. San Francisco State grad.
Jim is a solid executive who earns the respect of this peers and the rest of the team. He has demonstrated the tenacity required to be a gr ... eat entrepreneur. In addition he has a friendly, intelligent manner that makes him great to work with.
Seth Geiger
They're my advisor  •  Principal, SmithGeiger LLC. Previously VP, Shopzilla. Stanford grad. Cornell grad.
Great passion and insight, along with a strong understanding of building a great customer experience.
Lauren Bacigalupi
We worked together  •  Chief Marketing Officer, Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA and Principal, 7 of 8 CREATIVE.
Absolutely! Jim is a clear thinker who has the ability to net out issues and come up with viable solutions. He can see the big picture, ye ... t drill down to specifics and uncover things you might not think about. Jim listens and gives thoughtful input. Jim has advised me on many business issues and important decisions. He knows how to build trust and inspire greatness. He would be a very valuable advisor to any business.
Mark Neerman
We worked together  •  News Director, Sinclair Broadcast Group. Previously Co-Founder/Senior Consultant, Indarra Media.
Jim has the rare ability to both innovate and execute. It's not often you find someone who can develop the breakthrough idea who also has th ... e savvy to ensure the idea succeeds. He's a leader who knows how to motivate a team and to creatively challenge those around him. He's been successful leading teams in various media, showing he can adapt to changing environments.

Seth Geiger
We worked together  •  Principal, SmithGeiger LLC. Previously VP, Shopzilla. Stanford grad. Cornell grad.
Seth brings unparalleled experience, context and depth to his work. I've been fortunate to work with him on several projects and in every c ... ase his advice has been insightful and actionable. Seth is an essential partner in the creation and execution of any product or marketing strategy.

Randall Carr
We worked together  •  Principal Application Engineer, Net2TV. Previously Principal Embedded Software Engineer, Watchwith. Stanford grad.
Randy is a highly accomplished engineer and a well-rounded leader. He has the unique ability to visualize the consumer experience then work ... at all stages to bring that vision to life. As a result, he's highly valuable at all levels of a company - he's as valuable in high-level concept and business discussions as he is in designing the UI and writing the code itself. People are amazed that our small team was able to accomplish what would typically require dozens of engineers, and Randy played a huge role in making that possible.