Jim is a paid media veteran, keynote speaker and until 2020 a frequent traveller to industry events around the world.

Jim set up one of the first dedicated PPC agencies in 2000 which he sold in 2006.

Today he is the CEO of growth agency Spades Media and also the founder of online community Elite Media Buyers.

Jim is one of the head judges for UK Search Awards and Global Biddable Media Awards and offers a no fluff opinion on the changing landscape of paid media and the opportunities that exist within it.

Jim Banks

Spades Media