Hiram E. Jackson is managing partner and chief executive officer of Real Times Media, a multimedia company headquartered in Detroit. Under his leadership the company, which is comprised of the nation’s largest African-American owned and operated newspaper organization, a niche publishing arm and a digital archive of African-American artifacts, has grown to become a leading provider of original print content for African-American related news, entertainment and lifestyle information.
Prior to his appointment as CEO of Real Times in 2006, Jackson led Genesis Energy Solutions, a utility construction firm and Globalview Technologies, an international technology firm with revenues in excess of $80 million. The consummate entrepreneur, being both imaginative and intuitive, Jackson has also launched several other enterprises and joint ventures employing hundreds of employees throughout the United States.
Jackson’s visionary leadership has gained him numerous acknowledgements and accolades. He has been profiled in several publications including Savoy Magazine, Diversity MBA Magazine and Black Enterprise. Jackson has also been recognized as a top 40 executive under the age of 40 by Crain’s Detroit Business and was named one of Michigan’s most powerful African American leaders by Corp! Magazine.