Josh has spent his career making sure that what’s important gets your attention.
Josh is 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, “omics,” 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 and growing.
In 2013, Josh co-founded Totem, and he remains a Director of the company. Totem is a PR software startup that makes hosted press pages 8 out of 10 journalists prefer.
Josh is currently working on a new healthcare startup called Litmus Health, a data science platform for early-stage clinical trials that helps researchers make better go and no-go decisions from patients’ environment, lifestyle, diet, and activity.
He is also a Venture Partner at NextGen Angels, the first network-driven venture firm. Josh is an advisor to over a dozen companies. He is a frequent guest teacher, speaker and writer.
His civic, philanthropic and mentoring affiliations include: The Entrepreneurs Foundation, The Fifty @ Seton, Pipeline, 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.