President & Chief Operating Officer
Josh is FiscalNote’s President & Chief Operating Officer with more than twenty-five years of experience as an executive, attorney, and business leader in both startup and established corporate environments
As President & COO, he is responsible for managing corporate operations, including the Commercial, Business Development, Marketing, Content, and People functions, as well as providing coordinated oversight over FiscalNote’s diversified lines of business and ensuring optimal allocation of resources to drive efficient revenue growth.
Josh also has served as FiscalNote’s General Counsel, in addition to leading the full-suite of global content solutions as Chief Content Officer. As General Counsel, he has successfully navigated and managed the company’s complex legal and regulatory processes, as well as its robust and accelerated M&A and financing initiatives, and built a high-performing Legal department. In his role as Chief Content Officer, Josh serves as Publisher of CQ Roll Call, oversees FiscalNote’s EU-based policy analysis, and has managed the company’s expansion further into political and economic intelligence with its recent acquisitions of Oxford Analytica and FrontierView.
Prior to joining FiscalNote, Josh was a senior executive and member of the Board of Directors of Spree Commerce, serving as COO/General Counsel and helping lead the company to a successful acquisition by First Data Corporation (now Fiserv). Prior to Spree Commerce, he led the Digital division of Gannett, and was a senior in-house attorney at AOL. Earlier in his career, he spent several years in private law practice representing clients in the TMT sector in corporate transactions and regulatory matters.
Josh has been twice named to Washingtonian Magazine's "Tech Titans" list, in 2019 and 2021, has advised numerous tech startups as well as a venture capital firm investing in the tech and media ecosystem, and has served on multiple Boards of Directors. He holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from Boston University School of Law, where he was named an Edward F. Hennessey Distinguished Scholar and G. Joseph Tauro Scholar, as well as earning the Dean’s Award in Communications Law.