Josh McCall is Chairman and CEO of Jack Morton Worldwide, the world’s leading brand experience agency. He instills an ideas-focused culture that drives the agency to create extraordinary work that transforms client brands and business.
Josh has been an integral part of Jack since 1984. Prior to becoming CEO in 2003 and Chairman in 2007, he served in various capacities of increasing responsibility from an Account Executive to Chief Operating Officer. Under his leadership, the agency has expanded its reach across the US, Europe, Australia, Asia and South America and has been recognized for its creativity, winning dozens of awards that include Cannes Lions, Stevies, Ex Awards, PRO Awards, and Webby Awards.
Josh’s passion to develop experiences that create emotional connections and strengthen relationships between brands and people pushes the agency to innovate in an increasingly cluttered marketplace. It is this passion that fueled the agency’s recent acquisition of digital shop, Genuine Interactive, enhancing the agency’s core offerings of event marketing, promotional marketing, sponsorship marketing, employee engagement, to include digital, social and mobile.
Josh defines industry best practices, trends, and thought leadership by contributing to professional groups and business and trade publications, including Advertising Age and PR Week. He has addressed groups including the Wharton School of Business and The World Congress of Sports. He serves on the boards of the City Year Boston and Metro Lacrosse.
Josh earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, completed business and management training at the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College and The Kenan-Flagler School at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and holds an honorary Doctor of Commercial Science degree from Suffolk University in Boston.