President and CEO of award-winning creative agency Mekanism, Jason Harris works closely with brands through a blend of "Soul & Science" to create shareable and provocative campaigns that engage audiences. Under Harris' leadership, Mekanism has been named to Ad Age's "Agency A List" and twice to their "Best Places to Work", as well as been listed on Creativity "The Creative 50" and recognized by Effie as one of the "Most Effective Independent Agencies". He has been profiled by The New York Times, Fast Company and ABC's Nightline.
Harris serves on the board of directors for Advertising Week and the United Nations' Social Impact Leadership Council, and is an advising member of the elite Marketing 50. He has helped build and refresh some of the world's most iconic brands, including adidas, MillerCoors, Levi's, Ben & Jerry's, HBO, Nasdaq, Amazon, The North Face and The United Nations. In 2015, Harris co-founded The Creative Alliance, which matches the country's top creative, technology and communication talent with positive social initiatives. The Creative Alliance boasts 75 companies including Viacom, Facebook and Spotify. In 2016, Harris was named #5 on the list of the top 10 most influential social impact leaders. In 2017, Harris was honored by the 4A's as one of the "100 People Who Make Advertising Great".
2016 Ad Age's Best Places to Work, 2017 Ad Age Best Places to Work, 2018 Creativepool Influencer of the Year Top 100, 2019 Creativepool Influencer of the Year Top 100, 4A's 100 People Who Make Advertising Great, Ad Age Creativity's Creative 50, Ad Age's Agency A-List, Creativepool Annual Shortlist, Effie’s Most Effective Independent Agencies, Top 10 Most Influential Social Impact Leaders