Jim's Biography

Jim is the former Global Marketing Officer of $84 billion Procter & Gamble, where he oversaw an $8 billion advertising budget and had organizational responsibility for nearly 7,000 people. P&G sales doubled during Jim’s tenure as GMO. Highly regarded, his leadership was recognized in 2008 when P&G was honored as the 2008 Cannes International Advertising Festival Advertiser of the Year for the first time in company history.

Jim was recognized in 2003, 2004, 2006, and 2007 byAdvertising Age as the number one “Power Player” in marketing. In 2005, he was recognized as Grand Marketer of the Year by Brandweek magazine, the same year P&G was named Marketer of the Year by Advertising Agemagazine. Jim was named to the first-ever FortuneExecutive Dream Team in 2011.

In 2009, he was appointed adjunct professor of marketing at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. In 2011, Jim served as Dean of the first-ever Cannes Creative Academy for Young Marketers at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. In 2013, Jim pioneered the CMO Accelerator program at the Cannes Lions Festival.