James Green joined Magnetic in October 2011 as CEO, charged with driving overall company expansion and building out Magnetic’s marketing platform infrastructure.
Green began his career in the entertainment industry and spent eight years with The Walt Disney Company, culminating in his appointment as the General Manager of the Japanese market. From Disney, Green moved to Pixar Animation Studios where he worked for Steve Jobs as the VP of Mmarketing and new business development. In 1998, Mr. Green became a founding partner and CEO of Sabela Media, an Internet ad serving company. After an explosive 18 months of revenue growth, Sabela Media sold for $70 million to 24/7 Real Media, where Green served as president of technology solutions. In October 2000, Green became CEO of GiantBear, where he successfully launched new products with major carriers (Cingular, Rogers AT&T and others), before selling the business to InfoSpace in March 2002. After GiantBear, Green became CEO of PVI, a publicly traded company famous for inventing the yellow first down line in Football Games., Hhe took the company private in 2003 before it was sold to Cablevison in May of 2005. Mr. Green then joined Giant Realm, a vertical ad network, as CEO in January 2007 and sold the company to Burst Media in October 2010.
From 2010 until joining Magnetic, Green fulfilled his lifelong dream of traveling around the world on his sailboat with his wife and two children. He documented the trip at www.SailingOndine.com.
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