Josh has spent his career making sure that what’s important gets your attention.
Josh is best known as CEO of JDI (Jones-Dilworth, Inc.) which he founded in 2009. JDI is a boutique consultancy that brings emerging technologies to market.
Josh has particular expertise in brains, bots and bodies. His work focuses on artificial intelligence, big data, healthcare IT, genomics, robotics and scientific research commercialization.
In 2012, Josh co-founded The Daily Dot, and currently serves on its Board. The Daily Dot is an online newspaper covering Internet culture, and one of the fastest-growing online media ventures of all-time. Today, the Dot is read by 20 million people.
In 2013, he co-founded Totem, and remains a Director of the company. Totem is a PR software startup that makes hosted press pages that 8 out of 10 journalists prefer.
Josh is currently working on a new healthcare startup called Litmus, which is commercializing breakthrough clinical trials software spun out of the University of Chicago.
Josh is an advisor to over a dozen companies, and an active angel investor. He is a frequent teacher, speaker and guest writer.
Josh’s civic and philanthropic affiliations include: The Entrepreneurs Foundation, The Fifty @ Seton Medical Center, Techstars, Capital Factory, and The McDonogh School of Baltimore.
Before JDI, Josh spent 5 years at global agency Porter Novelli, specializing in digital strategy.
Josh did his undergraduate work at Haverford College, earning degrees in English and Philosophy. Josh also went to NYU graduate film school and was a producer of narrative films. In 2002, he co-founded Eighty-Watt Cinema, a New-York based production company, his first venture.
Josh lives in sunny Austin, Texas with his beautiful wife Liz and his two daughters Claudia Jane and Quincy Ramona.