Jim Norton

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    Global Head of Media Sales

    As Global Head of Media Sales, Jim Norton is responsible for global advertising sales for the entire AOL owned & operated brand portfolio. He also leads the sales of all cross platform marketing solutions, including display/Project Devil initiative, video and mobile. Jim joined AOL in 2009 and has served various leadership roles within AOL’s advertising business.

    Previous to AOL, Jim spent 3 years at Google, most recently as National Sales Manager for Google’s Agency Activation team, which he launched and built a small regional team into a national team covering over 180 national advertising agencies. His team sold and serviced the full suite of Google advertising products including search, display, YouTube and Google’s TV and Radio products. Jim began his Google career as Senior Account Executive on the National Tech BtoB Team servicing many of the leading global tech marketers.

    Prior to his digital career, Jim worked in a variety of traditional media sales and marketing roles.

    A lifelong Bostonian, Jim is a ‘Triple Eagle’, having graduated from BC High, Boston College (BA, Communications) and BC’s Carroll Graduate School of Business (MBA, Marketing and Technology).

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