Josh Johns, EVP Strategy Josh develops messaging and brand engagement platforms that capture an institution’s story and frame a persuasive case for investment to donors, alumni, and friends. He leads the creative development of messaging and communications materials, interactive experiences, video, and live experiences that bring the brand to life through authentic and resonant storytelling.

At August Jackson, he has led the development of brands and creative strategies for MIT, Harvard Business School, NYU, UVA, and Rice University, as well as for nonprofit healthcare clients like Stanford Medicine, the Lucile Packard Foundation, and Northwell Health. In his previous career, he helped launch software products, new product brands, and online advertising campaigns at Microsoft, and for clients such as Kellogg’s, Nissan, The Mayo Clinic, and the National Health Service Corps.