Jim Lear

Director of Sales Engineering at AudienceScience

Jim Lear has a diverse background in both education and technology. Jim began their career as an 8th Grade Teacher Intern at Otto Middle School in 1996. Jim then transitioned into the technology industry, starting as a Support Analyst for the State of Michigan Child Support System at PTD Technology from 1997 to 1999. From there, they worked as a Client Service Analyst and Support Engineer at DoubleClick from 1999 to 2001.

In 2003, Jim joined aQuantive where they held various roles including Atlas Technical Account Manager, Atlas Tier II Engineer, Atlas Operations Manager, and finally Atlas Support Manager, Customer Services East (US) from 2003 to 2008.

After that, they joined Microsoft in 2008 and held multiple roles including Product Manager, Tier II Manager, Operations Program Manager, and Supportability Manager until 2013. During this time, they were responsible for managing support escalation teams, executing support management strategies, and improving operational efficiency.

Lastly, since 2013, Jim has been working at AudienceScience as the Director of Sales Engineering, where they serve as the technical lead during enterprise sales cycles, creates implementation processes and procedures, and conducts media audits and data analyses for prospects.

Jim Lear attended Michigan State University from 1990 to 1997 and earned a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree. Their field of study was English Literature and Language Arts Teacher Education.


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  • Director of Sales Engineering

    April, 2013 - present

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