October 19

Jason Harris, Co-Founder & CEO Mekanism


Jason Harris, Co-Founder & CEO Mekanism

Jason Harris is the co-founder & CEO of the award-winning creative advertising agency Mekanism, co-founder of the Creative Alliance and author of the national bestseller, The Soulful Art of Persuasion.

Harris works closely with brands through a blend of creativity and performance. Iconic brands he's worked with include Peloton, Ben & Jerry’s, Jose Cuervo, Alaska Airlines, Charles Schwab and OkCupid, among others.

Under his leadership, Mekanism was ranked by the Effie Index as a top 10 Most Effective Independent Agency in the United States. Mekanism has also been named to Ad Age's Agency A-list and twice to their Best Places to Work. Harris has been named in the Top 10 Most Influential Social Impact Leaders, the 4A's list of "100 People Who Make Advertising Great”, and most recently was named a Campaign US 40 Over 40 honoree for his noteworthy contributions to the advertising & marketing industry. His methods are studied in cases at Harvard Business School.

Episode Summary: This is an episode that focuses on contribution, giving back, reaching out, and adding values to others. It's about living a life of purpose and doing something that is greater than yourself. It's all about being original, generous, empathetic, and soulful.