Jim Banister

CPO at Raisin DS

Jim Banister is currently the Chief Product Officer at Raisin DS. Jim has also previously held positions as the Product Director - Tesco Clubcard at Tesco PLC, the founder and director of product development at SpectrumDNA, and a product exploration at Simplifinder. In their current position, Banister is responsible for Raisin DS's product strategy and roadmap. Jim also oversees the product management, product marketing, and data analytics teams. Prior to their work at Raisin DS, Banister worked in customer experience for years, trying to manually cobble together different products and technologies to solve for it. Jim has a set of hypotheses to solve for this as a product/platform.

Jim Banister has a postgraduate certificate in sustainable value chains from the University of Cambridge, a master's of science in entertainment technology from the University of Southern California, and a bachelor of science in physics with a focus on optics from San Diego State University.

They work with Lea Schroeder - VP Talent & Culture, Gerhard Köstler - Chief Information Officer, and Michael Stephan - COO & Founder. A direct report to Jim Banister is and Marcel Hoeschler - Director Product, Customer Journey. Jim Banister reports to Tamaz Georgadze, CEO & Founder.


  • CPO

    Current role

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