James G. Brooks, Jr. is the founder and CEO of GlassView, a mission-driven video platform set out to change the way advertisers reach top influencers, and get their videos watched, engaged with and shared.
During his fourteen year career in Digital Media, J.'s work has spanned from agency to publisher to now running the technology platform of GlassView. He has risen through the ranks of the publishing powerhouse Conde Nast, where during his tenure he executed the majority of US digital advertising campaigns for Vogue and Wired online. Subsequent to Conde Nast, J. ran Business Development and Strategic Partnerships for Guest of a Guest. Most recently, J. was at the London based startup, Unruly Media, where he continued to foster his relationships with global 100 publishers and Fortune 500 advertisers, mastering the intricacies of running successful video campaigns.
In addition to his work in Digital Media, J. has two years experience in the financial services sector as an Associate at Morgan Stanley, where he worked in wealth management for a multi-billion dollar Barron’s top 100 team with the primary responsibility of raising institutional and retail investment assets.
Throughout his career, J. has sought to forge strong connections between top tier publishers (and their audiences) and the advertisers who are seeking to reach those audiences.
J. is quite involved with the community, serving on the Board of Trustees for the French Institute Alliance Francaise and the Junior Board of Carnegie Hall. He is on the Board of Advisors for the Wharton School Future of Advertising Program at the University of Pennsylvania, he serves on the National Finance Committee for Congressman Joe Kennedy III, and was recently inducted into the prestigious French American Foundation Young Leaders Program, Class of 2017. His passions are traveling, marathon running, and attending concerts at Carnegie Hall. He lives with his partner on the Upper East Side.