Josh Isay

john isay

Chief Executive Officer
New York City

JIsay@skdknick.com

Josh Isay has spent the last three decades as a communications and media consultant for large multi-national corporations, NGOs and high-profile elected officials. The New York Observer says Josh “is widely considered the most effective media consultant in town.”

Josh managed Senator Chuck Schumer’s 1998 upset of Al D’Amato and served as Schumer’s first chief of staff in the U.S. Senate. After leaving Sen. Schumer’s office, Josh worked as the head of public affairs for DoubleClick and then co-founded SKDK.

As CEO of SKDK, Josh runs the day-to-day operations of the firm. His clients have ranged from the world’s largest consumer brands to the nation’s most influential non-profits to Presidents, Governors, Senators and Mayors across the globe.

Josh lives in Manhattan with his wife, Cathie, and their two children, Benji and Ruby.