Jim Banks is CEO of Spades Media, a growth agency that specialises in paid media for businesses in e-commerce, finance and travel.
Jim has worked with over a thousand online eCommerce retailers around the world.
One of the pioneers of high-volume paid media campaigns, Jim bought his first paid traffic back in 1999 and set up one of the first specialist paid media agencies in 2000, which he sold in 2006.
He has spent over $300 million on advertising and generated in excess of $1.8 billion in e-commerce sales.
He has been an advisor for Google and helped them bring the Google Ads Editor and My Client Center to life.
Jim is a well-travelled, sought-after, keynote speaker and industry thought leader.
Jim is the founder of the online learning portal , forum and community https://www.elitemediabuyers.com which is helping to train the next generation of media buying powerhouses.