Josh cofounded Booker in 2010 and has served as the company’s CEO since its inception. He is focused on expanding Booker’s reach through partnerships and client relationships while creating a culture of innovation and excellence in Booker’s offices around the world. Prior to Booker, Josh was President and COO of Arbitech, a leading independent distributor of computer hardware that achieved $1B of sales under his leadership. Arbitech was recognized as Entrepreneur magazine’s fastest growing company in the US (2003), in addition to being rated in the Orange County Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work in the OC.” He previously served as COO of SpaFinder, managing the company’s technology, operations, and strategic initiatives. Before joining SpaFinder, Josh served as VP of International Development and VP of Business Development for the online automotive marketing leader, Autobytel.com. At Autobytel, Josh led the company’s international expansion efforts, oversaw acquisitions, developed strategic partnerships, and assisted in the company’s IPO. Josh earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science-International Relations as a Cum Laude Graduate at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and his Master of Business Administration at the University of Southern California (USC). Josh currently serves on the board of SpaFinder, and previously held board positions with several Autobytel subsidiaries, Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
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