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TMCNet:  j2 Cloud Services Expands Senior Leadership Team; Ron Burr to Take on Senior Vice President and General Manager Role

[April 24, 2018]

j2 Cloud Services Expands Senior Leadership Team; Ron Burr to Take on Senior Vice President and General Manager Role

j2 Cloud Services, Inc., a division of j2 Global (News - Alert), Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM), is pleased to announce the appointment of Ron Burr to Senior Vice President and General Manager of its Voice Business Unit, which currently includes its virtual phone and unified communication offerings.

Mr. Burr is an accomplished technology executive with significant experience in the voice and messaging space. He previously served as Chief Product and Technology Officer at PADI, the world's largest training and certifying organization for recreational scuba diving, where he was responsible for driving strategic and tactical technology development and operations. Prior to PADI, Mr. Burr served as Chief Executive Officer of CallFire, a business-to-business SaaS (News - Alert) cloud telephony provider. During his tenure at CallFire, he significantly grew the company's revenues, active user base, average revenue per user and gross margins while he unified the company's disparate set of products.

Prior to CallFire, Mr. Burr was Chief Operating Officer of WebVisible, Chief Product Officer at LRN Corporation, a Partner at Westlake Venture Partners, and co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of NetZero Inc.

"I am very pleased to have Ron join j2 and lead our voice business," said Harmeet Singh, President of j2 Cloud Services. "We expect Ron's expetise in the voice and messaging space and his constant focus on profitable growth to lead the evolution of our voice business as we look to extend our reach within our core and adjacent markets."

About j2 Global

j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM) provides Internet services through two segments: Cloud Services and Digital Media. The Cloud Services segment offers Internet fax, virtual phone, unified communications, hosted email, email marketing, online backup and CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the brand names eFax®, eVoice (News - Alert)®, Onebox®, FuseMail®, Campaigner®, KeepItSafe®, Livedrive® and LiveVault®, and operates a messaging network spanning 50 countries on six continents. The Digital Media segment offers technology, gaming, lifestyle and healthcare content through its digital properties, which include PCMagazine®, IGN®, AskMen®, Speedtest®, Offers.com®, ExtremeTech®, Geek.com®, Toolbox®, Techbargains.com®, emedia®, Salesify®, Everyday Health® and others. As of December 31, 2017, j2 had achieved 22 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth. For more information about j2, please visit www.j2global.com.


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