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Joel Simon
CEO/CCO
JSM Music

NEW YORK, USA // JSM is a global commercial music production leader for the world's most influential and compelling brands. Located in its beautiful, newly completed 10,000 sq. foot facilities in NYC’s Financial District, JSM is one of the world’s most comprehensive recording and creative resources boasting a full staff of composers and arrangers. Embracing new ideas and technologies, with the goal of working towards powerful creative and quantifiable solutions for its clients, JSM has paved the way in musical equities and sonic branding.

Led by CEO and CCO Joel Simon, JSM’s collaborations have been awarded 92 Cannes Lions including several of the coveted Titanium, Grand Prix, Glass & Integrated. JSM won the 2020 Emmy Award for Outstanding Commercial for Sandy Hook Promise “Back-To-School Essentials”.

Additionally, JSM has won the 2022 LIA Global Radio & Audio Company of The Year, 2022 LIA North America Regional Music & Sound Company of The Year and 2022 LIA North America Regional Radio & Audio Company of The Year. Also, 2021 Immortal Awards #1 Music & Sound Company | United States, 2021 Immortal Awards #1 Music & Sound Company | North America, 2021 One Show Global Creative Rankings Music & Sound Company of the Year - #1 North America and 2021 One Show Global Creative Rankings Music & Sound Company of the Year - #2 Global. 2019 LIA Music and Sound Company of the Year, dozens of Clio’s, sports Clio’s, The 2020 Grand Clio for Storytelling, The 2016 Super Clio, 32 AICP winners, Webby Awards, 26 Addy’s, Andys, One Show, Gold AdAge Hispanic Creative Advertising, and a dozen Shots Awards.

Over the past 6 years alone, JSM has created and produced the music for 26 Super Bowl commercials.

A former Crain’s Business 40Under40 honoree, Simon has judged work and been a speaker at virtually all of the global advertising and music industry events including LIA, Music + Sound, Cannes Lions, Clio, Webby, Advertising Week, MIDEM, Billboard Music Conferences and The AICP.