Jim Bankoff

Sports Blog Nation CEO

Jim Bankoff is the Chairman and CEO of Vox Media, which runs Sports Blog Nation, The Verge and Polygon. He is also a Senior Advisor with Providence Equity Partners. Formerly the Executive Vice President of programming and products at AOL, Bankoff helped develop numerous websites, including AOL.com, TMZ, Mapquest, Moviefone and Fanhouse. He won an Emmy for his role producing the Live 8 concerts online in 2005, the first Emmy ever awarded for web viewership.