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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.
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Julian joined Jack Morton in 2002 as director of operations in London and became managing director in 2005. He joined the Global Executive Team in 2009, became President, EMEA in 2011 and was appointed President, International in 2015. Under his leadership, the International operation has grown significantly in size and reputation, including the foundation of Jack offices in Dubai, Germany, and South Korea. Today, Julian is Vice Chairman of Jack Morton Worldwide, stewarding the creative quality and output of the agency in addition to his continued leadership of the agency outside of the US.
In his 30 years in the industry, Julian has led major communications campaigns and projects for most of the world’s leading brands. Julian remains a passionate creative at heart, winning many creative awards during his accomplished career. Teams under his leadership have earned over 500 awards, including well over 100 in just the last 2 years.
He has served as a member of the board of the International Visual Communications Association, is a regular commentator within the industry trade press and event circuit and is a member of the Superbrands Council.
Bruce is Chief Creative Officer at Jack Morton Worldwide, the leading global brand experience agency. At Jack, Bruce charts the agency’s creative vision and chairs its global Creative Council, comprised of executive creative directors and senior strategists from across the world.
Prior to joining Jack Morton, Bruce was Chief Creative Officer, North America at Geometry Global where he provided creative vision and oversight for the New York, Chicago, Akron, San Francisco, Toronto, and Montreal offices, leading and inspiring 200+ creatives to do their best work. Bruce was also responsible for guiding the merger of G2, OgilvyAction, and JWTAction creative departments to form an award- and business-winning entity that is Geometry today. Bruce has also spent time at Ogilvy in New York where he was Group Creative Director and worked on global and US accounts, including IBM, Siemens, Six Flags, TD Ameritrade and DuPont
Bruce’s creative work has won critical acclaim with awards from Clio, Effie, Addy, and Webby and has been recognized by the New York Times, LA Times, The Huffington Post, AdWeek, and AdAge. An active industry figure, Bruce has judged Effie and Clio awards and was a Manbassador this year at The 3% Conference. A creative in every aspect of his life, Bruce is also a published author, songwriter, and recording artist.
Cara Antonacci leads Jack Morton’s worldwide Human Resources operations – ensuring we have what we need to attract, develop, motivate and retain the talented colleagues that consistently create engaging and extraordinary brand experiences.
Cara joined Jack Morton in 1999, becoming Human Resources Director in 2005 and VP, Human Resources Director in 2009. As a key member of the team, with expertise in talent acquisition and retention, staff development, compensation analysis, employee relations, culture and community and technology systems development, Cara led the global implementation of Jack Morton’s performance management system in 2011. She became SVP, Human Resources Director in 2011 and SVP, Worldwide Human Resources in 2015.
Cara attended the Program for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School and is a graduate of Boston College.