Jim Ballas is the new Chief Technology Officer and VP of Operations for PodcastOne. Ballas will continue to oversee network digital initiatives and sales operations, in addition to developing new technology to serve platform consumers and advertisers.
CEO Norm Pattiz said, “Jim is a young guy, but he’s been here from the beginning. He’s smart, savvy, and has grown over the last five years at an amazing rate. He answers questions before they’re asked, and he plots directions for the company’s growth. It’s a joy to reward Jim Ballas for his service to our company, and to the podcasting business.”
“Thank you to Norm and everyone else at PodcastOne for the opportunity to continue my growth and help take our business to the next level in 2019 and beyond,” said Ballas. “In the last few years, I’ve had the pleasure of leading PodcastOne’s development of a new publishing platform and making strides in programmatic advertising. I am very excited to continue driving the future technology changes for PodcastOne, including several things in the pipeline debuting in 2019. I’ve loved growing with PodcastOne and the podcast space – there’s lots more to come.”