Lanzone, Jim

Chief Executive Officer, CBS Interactive | Chief Digital Officer, CBS Corporation

Lanzone, Jim

Jim Lanzone is the Chief Digital Officer of CBS Corporation and Chief Executive Officer of CBS Interactive.

As Chief Digital Officer, Lanzone oversees all digital matters at CBS Corporation and ensures that the company has a unified and innovative digital media strategy across its many divisions. This includes the cultivation and growth of new and existing digital streaming services, helping to shape where and how CBS’s industry-leading content is consumed and distributed and exploring the potential of new platforms in the development of the next generation of premium content.

Lanzone is also the Chief Executive Officer of CBS Interactive. Since joining CBS Interactive in 2011, Lanzone has continually led the division to record financial and audience growth while playing an integral role in CBS’s overall multi-platform digital strategy. Under Lanzone’s leadership, CBS Interactive’s audience has more than doubled, making it a perennial top 10 Internet property and the largest digital premium-content group in the world. Lanzone has modernized content creation, distribution and monetization efforts across CBS Interactive’s 25 + brands that span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming and consistently launched industry-leading products such as the CBS All Access subscription service and the 24/7 digital news network CBSN. CBS Interactive brands include CBS.com, CBSSports.com, CBSNews.com, CNET, GameSpot and TVGuide.com.

Lanzone joined CBS Interactive from Clicker Media Inc., where he was co-founder and Chief Executive Officer; which was acquired by CBS in 2011. Prior to Clicker, Lanzone was the CEO of Ask.com (formerly Ask Jeeves), a top 10 global web property and leading search engine acquired by IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI) in 2005. Lanzone holds a B.A. from UCLA and a J.D./M.B.A. from Emory University.



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