Trace Harris appointed to J2 Global Board of Directors

LOS ANGELES–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – J2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM), a leading information and internet services companies, today announced the appointment to its board of directors of Trace Harris, a financial and strategic executive with extensive experience in governance.

“We are delighted to have Trace join our board of directors,” said J2 Global board chairman Richard Ressler. “His impressive experience on the board of directors of public and private companies will be an asset to J2 Global, as will his expertise in the technology and media sectors.”

Harris has over 20 years of experience in the media industry, most recently as Executive Vice President of Strategy, Finance and Business Innovation at Vivendi. Previously, she was Senior Vice President of Strategic Development for Universal Studios Television Group and held positions at Warner Bros. and JP Morgan. Harris currently sits on the boards of Altair Engineering, a global software company, and Bungie, the video game developer for the Halo and Destiny franchises. Harris received his BA from Stanford University and his MBA from the Yale School of Management, with a concentration in finance.

“Trace’s exceptional background in media, finance, and mergers and acquisitions makes her an exceptional addition to our business,” said Vivek Shah, CEO of J2 Global.

“I am delighted to be joining the J2 board of directors,” said Harris. “The company has some wonderful brands and exciting opportunities ahead. I look forward to working with Vivek and the entire J2 team.”

About J2 Global®

J2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM) is a leading Internet information and services company comprised of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Humble Bundle, Speedtest, PCMag, RetailMeNot,, Spiceworks, Ekahau, Everyday Health, BabyCenter and What To Expect in its Digital Media business and eFax, eVoice, iContact, Campaigner, Vipre and IPVanish in its Cloud Services business. J2 reaches more than 240 million people per month through its brands. As of December 31, 2020, J2 had achieved 25 consecutive years of revenue growth. For more information on J2, please visit

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