Trace Harris Appointed to J2 Global Board of Directors
J2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, today announced the appointment to its board of directors of Trace Harris, a finance and strategy executive with deep experience in global transactions, partnerships, and governance.
“Her impressive public and private company board experience will be an asset to J2 Global, as will her expertise in the technology and media industries.”
“We are delighted to have Trace join our Board of Directors,” said J2 Global Board Chairman Richard Ressler. “Her impressive public and private company board experience will be an asset to J2 Global, as will her expertise in the technology and media industries.”
Harris has over 20 years of experience in the media industry, most recently as Vivendi’s SVP of strategy, finance and business innovation. Prior to that, she was SVP of strategic development for Universal Studios Television Group and held positions with Warner Bros. and JP Morgan. Harris currently serves on the boards of Altair Engineering, a global software company, and Bungie, the video game developer of the Halo and Destiny franchises. Harris received her Bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and her MBA from Yale School of Management, concentrating in Finance.
“Trace’s exceptional media, finance, and M&A experience make her an outstanding addition to our company,” said J2 Global CEO Vivek Shah.
“I am thrilled to be joining the J2 Board of Directors,” Harris said. “The Company has wonderful brands and exciting opportunities ahead. I’m looking forward to working with Vivek and the entire J2 team.”