Similarweb Names Raymond ‘RJ’ Jones As Vice President of Investor Relations
TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Similarweb (NYSE: SMWB), a leading digital intelligence company, today announced the appointment of experienced IR professional Raymond ‘RJ’ Jones to Vice President of Investor Relations, effective immediately. RJ will be reporting directly to Jason Schwartz, Similarweb’s CFO.
"RJ brings a wealth of investor relations experience to the newly created position. His deep knowledge of the Street, well-established network of industry contacts and strategic and operational management skills will help propel the company through our next stage of growth,” said Schwartz.
Mr. Jones has previously served as Vice President, Investor Relations of Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z and ZG), the most-visited real estate website in the United States. While at Zillow, RJ led the distinguished investor relations program for the world's largest online real estate media and technology company. Jones was instrumental in bringing the company's shareholder value proposition to institutional investors.
With significant experience in increasingly senior management roles, Jones served as CMO, General Partner for Kosmos Funds, where he led marketing and investor relations for the start-up alternative-investment firm. He also served as head of Investor Relations for Nordstrom (NYSE: JWN), the high-end, multi-channel department store. A veteran in investment and research, Jones also held positions at Russell Investments, Delafield Hambrecht and UBS PaineWebber.
Pointing to Similarweb’s significant upside, Mr. Jones explained, “I’m very excited to be joining Similarweb at a pivotal time for the company. As the pandemic has dramatically increased the speed at which brands are having to undergo digital transformation, we hope to play a significant role in providing the critical digital intelligence necessary to compete – and win – in the new digital paradigm.”
Mr. Jones is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, and holds a Master of Business Administration from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington. Mr. Jones served as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army, which included an assignment as a Platoon Leader in the 82nd Airborne Division after attaining elite Airborne Ranger status.
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Released March 10, 2022