|Founded||Santa Barbara, California (1998)|
|Headquarters||Santa Barbara, California|
|Key people||Kerri Pollard, president
Dave Osman, senior vice president, operations
Pam Johnston, senior vice president, client development
Michael Schaeman, senior vice president, business development
Anders Bjoras, vice president, engineering
Heather Pilat, vice president, analytics
CJ Affiliate by Conversant (formerly Commission Junction) is an online advertising company owned by Conversant, Inc. operating in the affiliate marketing industry, which operates worldwide. The corporate headquarters is in Santa Barbara, California, and there are offices in Chicago, New York, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Westborough in the USA, and in the UK, Germany, France, Sweden and Spain.
beFree, Inc. / ValueClick, Inc.
Former Commission Junction competitor beFree, Inc. was acquired by ValueClick, Inc. in 2002, before Commission Junction. beFree was gradually phased out in favor of Commission Junction. On February 3, 2014 ValueClick, Inc. announced it has changed its name to Conversant, Inc., bringing former ValueClick, Inc. companies Commission Junction, Dotomi, Greystripe, Mediaplex, and ValueClick Media under one name. Commission Junction will be known as CJ Affiliate by Conversant.