Glove manufacturer Ironclad Performance Wear Corporation has announced that Scott Jarus has joined its Board of Directors.
Jarus is Chief Executive Officer of Cognition Inc, a company which has developed the next evolutionary step in highly-precise content Search through its patented linguistic search technology.
Prior to joining Cognition in 2006, Jarus was President and CEO of j2 Global Communications Inc, a provider of outsourced, value-added messaging and communications services to individuals and companies throughout the world.
"We are very pleased to have Scott join Ironclad's Board of Directors. His experience with high growth successful public companies will be invaluable to Ironclad, which just became a public company on May 11th 2006," said Ed Jaeger, President and CEO of Ironclad.
Preceding j2 Global, Jarus was President and COO for OnSite Access, the premier building-centric Integrated Communications Provider (voice, data, Internet and enhanced services) serving businesses in 22 markets throughout North America.
Jarus has 24 years of management experience in the telecommunications industry, beginning with a company that built one of the world's first public packet-data switching networks.
Jarus also serves on the Board of Directors of ForVal International. In 2005, he was named National Entrepreneur of the Year for Media/Entertainment/Communications by Ernst & Young (and Los Angeles Entrepreneur of the Year for Technology in 2004). He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Kansas.