CEO and Founder, Spanfeller Media Group

Jim Spanfeller

Jim Spanfeller

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Jim Spanfeller is CEO & Founder of Spanfeller Media Group (SMG), bringing media into the digital age through premium subject-specific content. The company’s first website, The Daily Meal, launched in January 2011 and covers all things related to food and drink. It is one of the fastest growing content sites of all time. Launched in June 2012, The Active Times is the second vertical content site of SMG, and covers everything in the realm of outdoor sports, fitness, and adventure travel. Spanfeller is secretary of the Online Publisher’s Association (OPA) and is a chairman emeritus of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). Prior to founding SMG, Spanfeller served as president and CEO of Forbes.com, home page for the world’s business leaders.