Jon Banks

Jon Banks

CEO at Pitch, Culver City
New York, United States

About me

Jon is the driving force behind Pitch by setting the tone and fueling the purpose of the agency. His deep strategic relationships with many Fortune 500 brands and almost all movie studios, sports leagues, broadcast and cable networks, music labels, video game publishers, and digital developers have helped Pitch become one of the fastest growing and hottest advertising agencies in the country. His creative accomplishments have been recognized with numerous awards including the Grand Prix Titanium Cannes Lions and two of Ad Age's "Best Campaigns of the Decade." A California native and graduate of UCLA, Jon co-founded Pitch after serving as Co-CEO of Equity Marketing, a leading branded entertainment and marketing services agency. When he isn’t immersed in advertising, he is brainwashing his daughters into becoming fans of his alma mater. 

Positions

CEO
Culver City, United States
2014 - Present (6 years 6 months)
Before he started Pitch with his longtime business partner, Kim Thomsen, Jon was Co-CEO of Equity Marketing. During his decade long tenure, Jon built deep strategic relationships with many Fortune 500 brands and the major movie studios, sports leagues, broadcast and cable networks, music labels, video game publishers, etc. When he isn’t immersed in marketing and pop culture, Jon is brainwashing his girls into becoming UCLA fans.
Principal
Pitch
2008 - 2013 (5 years)
Co-CEO
Los Angeles, United States
July 1995 - December 2007 (12 years 5 months)

Education

BA, History

1991 - 1995 (4 years)

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