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Jim Lidestri

Founder & CEO,
Border City Media, Inc.
Hopewell Junction, NY, USA
Jim Lidestri, Founder and CEO of Border City Media, is a long-time executive in the internet and technology markets with more than three decades of experience in the space. In that time, he has handled corporate management for Fortune 500 companies IBM and Sprint, guided a startup from inception to a $70 million IPO and a $175 million secondary offering. With Border City Media, he is revolutionizing music analytics via BuzzAngle Music, which gathers data on a song or album’s sales, streaming history, airplay history, and social media metrics to provide a comprehensive picture of music consumption.

Lidestri holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA in general management from NYU. He was named one of the Top 25 Leaders of the New Millennium by Computer Reseller News magazine.