18 Facts About Jim Louderback


James Louderback was born on 1961 and is the CEO of VidCon, and was previously the CEO of Revision3.


Jim Louderback has had numerous jobs in media companies involved in technology, most notably with TechTV and editor-in-chief of PC Magazine.


Jim Louderback is well known as the television host of TechTV's Fresh Gear for three years from 1998 to 2000.


Jim Louderback graduated from Northfield Mount Hermon School, then attended the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont from 1979 to 1983.


Jim Louderback graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a minor in Communications.


Jim Louderback started out working for Fortune 100 companies in the 1980s building computer systems and LAN-based client-server systems.


In 1991, Jim Louderback was hired as the Executive Lab Director of PC Week magazine.


In 1996, Jim Louderback headed back to Boston to become the Vice President and Editorial Director at PC Week.


In 1997, Jim Louderback headed out to San Francisco, California to be Vice President and Editorial Director of ZDTV, the first 24-hour technology television channel.


Jim Louderback was in charge of the program content for the channel.


Jim Louderback appeared in numerous segments on the network, and hosted the Fresh Gear show for three years.


Jim Louderback developed a daily 8-hour live TechTV news program called TechLive in 2000.


Jim Louderback became Editor-In-Chief for Ziff Davis Media's internet properties in 2002, he managed PCMag.


Jim Louderback was promoted to Senior Vice President and Editor in Chief of PC Magazine in the fall of 2005 where he managed DL.


Jim Louderback did a weekly podcast along with Patrick Norton called What's New Now as well as a video podcast called DL.


Jim Louderback had served as editorial director of VidCon's industry programming track for the last three years.


Jim Louderback is the author of the book TechTV Microsoft Windows XP for Home Users.


Since early 2011, Louderback has been one of the featured "CoolHotNot Tech Xperts," along with John C Dvorak, Chris Pirillo, Dave Graveline, Robin Raskin, Dave Whittle, Steve Bass, and Cheryl Currid.