VP of Product Management
IAC Search and Media
As VP of marketing and products, James Speer is responsible for managing the division´s portfolio of search marketing products including
Ask Jeeves Sponsored Listings and the Ask Jeeves Publisher Network. He previously served as VP of product management for AJinteractive,
the former advertising solutions and sales division of Ask Jeeves. Prior to this role Mr. Speer was director of product management for
the enterprise software division of Ask Jeeves. In this position he oversaw the successful development and launch of products within
the information retrieval product line. Before joining Ask Jeeves, Mr. Speer was an engagement manager at Accenture. In this capacity
he managed high profile information technology projects for Hewlett Packard, Perkin–Elmer, Viking Freight, DHL Airways, and LSI Logic.
He received his B.S. from the University of the Pacific in Business Administration, with a concentration in Marketing.
Ask Jeeves is a wholly owned subsidiary of Interactive Corp.