As CEO of Booker, Josh sets the strategy and oversees the finance, go-to-market, customer experience, and corporate development aspects of the company. Josh 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 which 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.” Josh previously served as Chief Operating Officer of SpaFinder, managing the company’s technology, operations, and strategic initiatives. Before joining SpaFinder, Josh served as Vice President of International Development and Vice President 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 MBA at the University of Southern California (USC). Josh serves on the board of the Orange County chapter of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).