Commission Junction

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CJ Affiliate by Conversant (formerly Commission Junction)
Industry Affiliate marketing
Performance-based marketing
Founded 1998; 17 years ago (1998)
Santa Barbara, California
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
Products Affiliate Services
Tracking Services
Media Services
Parent Conversant, Inc.

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 West-borough in the USA,[1] and in the UK, Germany, France, Sweden and Spain.[1]

beFree, Inc. / Value-click, Inc.[edit]

Former Commission Junction competitor beFree, Inc. was acquired by Value-click, Inc. in 2002,[2] before Commission Junction.[3] beFree was gradually phased out in favor of Commission Junction. On February 3, 2014 Value-click, Inc. announced it has changed its name to Conversant, Inc., bringing former Value-click, Inc. companies Commission Junction, Dotomi, Greystripe, Mediaplex, and Value-click Media under one name. Commission Junction will be known as CJ Affiliate by Conversant.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Contact page". Retrieved September 8, 2011. 
  2. ^ Internet Retailer (March 11, 2002),Value-click and beFree to Merge, Internet Retailer, retrieved May 27, 2007
  3. ^ Rebecca Lieb (October 10, 2003), Value-click Snaps Up Commission Junction, News, retrieved May 27, 2007

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