Published June 12, 2024
  • Ellin joins from role as Chief Product Officer at 1010data to lead Corsearch Brand & Content Protection product strategy
  • Cluness joins from New Era Cap LLC to boost Corsearch’s industry-leading investigations solutions

Tuesday 11 June 2024 – Corsearch, the leading provider of brand protection and trademark solutions, has today announced the appointments of Jonah Ellin as Senior Vice President, Product for Brand & Content Protection, and Jak Cluness as Vice President of Intelligence & Investigations.

Ellin brings with him a wealth of experience spanning nearly three decades in product management and technology. Prior to joining Corsearch, Ellin held various roles in product development, including Chief Product Officer at 1010data, Vice President of Products at Engage3, and Vice President of Product Management at Dunnhumby.

Ellin will be leading a team dedicated to shaping the company’s product vision, driving research & development, and leveraging AI and data science to create software solutions. Ellin and the team will create brand protection solutions such as the newly launched Corsearch Zeal platform, which uses AI precision to enable expert human decisions, securing the removal of fakes and counterfeit goods from the internet.

Cluness joins Corsearch as Vice President of Intelligence & Investigations from New Era Cap LLC where he served as Head of Global Brand Protection, responsible for brand protection issues, covering marketplace violations, counterfeit manufacturing, and unauthorized resale. Cluness’ time at New Era Cap LLC saw him implement an industry-leading global anti-counterfeiting and enforcement strategy protecting multiple product lines and licenses.

Cluness will be developing the company’s global investigations strategy whilst working with Corsearch’s law enforcement team to promote action within the industry.

Jonah Ellin, Senior Vice President at Corsearch, commented: “Joining the impressive team at Corsearch is a fantastic opportunity for me to harness my knowledge and experience in the product development and technology space and build on Corsearch’s best-in-breed Brand & Content Protection solutions. Our market-leading hybrid intelligence platforms combine AI precision with expert human decisions to deliver solutions that offer greater breadth of search, speed of results, and value of impact for our clients and their consumers.”

Jak Cluness, Vice President at Corsearch added: “I have worked with international brands to implement successful brand protection strategies for over a decade and this new role at Corsearch is an exciting next step in my career journey.

“As the recent Pandabuy raid has shown, coordinated intelligence and investigation are crucial in tackling counterfeiting which is only growing more complicated. I believe that the Corsearch team can make a real difference in this battle and I’m excited to begin.”

Simon Baggs, President, Brand & Content Protection at Corsearch, commented: “We are thrilled to welcome Jonah and Jak to the senior leadership team at Corsearch.

“Jonah and Jak’s wealth of experience supports our customer-focused strategy and will allow us to continue delivering best-in-class results for clients.”

Jonah Ellin

Jonah Ellin

Senior Vice President, Corsearch

Jak Cluness

Jak Cluness

Vice President, Corsearch

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