ames Simon is a senior level executive and entrepreneur who has launched several companies, two culminating in acquisition.

Currently he is the SVP, Business Development at Aggregate Knowledge a pure-play data management platform (DMP) that combines data management and multi-touch attribution for Ad networks, DSP's /SSP's, advertisers, and publishers.

Prior to AK, James was SVP Business Development for IDG TechNetwork, where he launched and managed the IDG Trading Desk and was responsible for striking large inventory deals with leading publishers,ad networks, DSP's and exchanges globally.

Prior to joining IDG TechNetwork, James lead Business Development for Specific Media, striking large data deals and restructuring media buying.

Prior to Specific Media, James was launched, a first to market platform for buying and selling investment real estate exclusively over the internet. Before launching, James was the CEO of the, where he closed B round funding with Mercantile Capital and Blue Star ventures, grew the business nationally and ultimately negotiated the acquisition in 2002 to industry leader

Prior to, James was Senior Director of Business Development at Juno, striking large partnerships and deals for America’s 3rd largest ISP. Prior to Juno, James was Vice President / Founder of, a early B2B online marketplace.

Summits Attended

iMedia Agency Summit

Navigating Digital's Ever-Evolving Future