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Leaders in Tech, Gaming, & Shopping

Ziff Davis, a subsidiary of j2 Global, Inc., is a leading global digital-media company operating in three core verticals: Technology, Gaming, and Shopping. Its brands – PCMag, Mashable, Speedtest, ExtremeTech, Geek, Toolbox, IGN, AskMen, Offers.com, TechBargains, emedia and Salesify – produce and distribute premium content across multiple platforms and devices. Ziff Davis delivers advertising, performance marketing, data services and licensing solutions to thousands of clients worldwide. Ziff Davis publishes in 25 languages and successfully partners with local publishing operators across 114 countries.






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Steve Horowitz

As President, Steve Horowitz oversees all aspects of Ziff Davis including the five business units – Ziff Davis Tech & Commerce; IGN; Ookla; Ziff Davis B2B; and Ziff Davis International. Steve will continue to assist Everyday Health businesses in their development and strategy, as well as and be a key member of the j2 corporate leadership team.

Horowitz was formerly Senior Vice President, General Manager at Bankrate Inc., the leading aggregator of personal finance and mortgage content. At Bankrate, he directed product and business strategy and spearheaded the portal’s transformation into one of the leading destinations that allowed consumers to research and purchase consumer financial products, ranging from mortgages to deposit products to credit cards.

Prior to Bankrate, Horowitz served as Vice President of e-commerce classifieds at AOL and held director positions in business and sales strategy for classifieds and local properties with Yahoo! and GeoCities. He also served as Associate Director of internet marketing for BMG Music Club (Bertelsmann), Director of Internet Venues at eDrive.com and as Online Publicist for Turner Entertainment Group at Turner Broadcasting Systems, Inc.

Horowitz received a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in English from the State University of New York at Oswego.

Brian Stewart

Brian Stewart joined Ziff Davis as Chief Financial Officer in March 2015. He has extensive experience as in media and finance, most recently as CFO of Encompass Digital Media, a private equity owned company providing video management and distribution services to cable and broadcast networks.

Prior to that, Brian was CFO of Crown Media Holdings, Inc, a public company operating cable programming networks. Brian also held various finance positions at Hallmark Entertainment, Univision, Hallmark Cards, Inc, and Ernest and Young. He holds a B.S. from the University of Kansas and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

James Yaffe