CEO: Jonathan E. Johnson

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Jonathan “JJ” Johnson is an American business executive, currently serving as the CEO for Overstock.com. He was a candidate for the Republican nomination in the 2016 Utah gubernatorial election..

Following his graduation, Johnson worked as a clerk for Utah Supreme Court Justice Leonard H. Russon

In 1999, Johnson moved back to Utah to work for the publicly traded software company TenFold Corporation, lasting there until 2002 when he was hired by Overstock.com to be general counsel. He served as the chairman of the board at Overstock until 2019. Upon the departure of Patrick Byrne on August 22, 2019 Johnson became the interim CEO of the company. One month later on September 23, 2019 Johnson was appointed CEO of Overstock.com.

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