Speaker Profile

Josh Blacksmith
Senior Director, Global Consumer Relationships and Engagement / Kimberly-Clark

Josh Blacksmith is the senior director of global consumer relationships and engagement at Kimberly-Clark, where he’s responsible for helping the global, regional, and local marketing teams build and scale best practices in digital execution to accelerate transformation and disruption throughout the organization’s omnichannel data-driven marketing efforts. He was also recently appointed to the board of Thinx, Inc. to represent Kimberly-Clark’s interests following an investment in 2019 and is the immediate past chair of the ANA’s ECHO Board of Governors.

Previously, Mr. Blacksmith was SVP and general manager of CRM at FCB Chicago. He also spent more than 10 years at various agencies leading global CRM, performance marketing, and digital programs.

Mr. Blacksmith holds a bachelor’s in advertising from Iowa State University and an M.B.A. with a marketing concentration from the University of Iowa’s Henry B. Tippie School of Management.