Jim Hall

Head of New Technologies / Partner, ShoulderHill

Jim Hall is an award-winning digital content and digital distribution specialist with 20 years of experience producing, managing and delivering video content via the Internet.  As VP of Technology for IGN, he oversees engineering and video delivery for the world’s leading gaming news and information site.

Jim’s expertise is identifying and quickly implementing new technologies. Recent major projects have included development of IGN1 – a 24 hour live streaming channel, mid-roll ad insertion for live streams and implementation of ad blocking recovery technology for video pre-roll.  He also implemented Neon Labs’ neuroscience and machine learning-based thumbnail selection technology to substantially increase video views.