Josh joined Sterling as co-CEO in July 2018, and was named CEO in April 2019. He brings extensive strategy, product and operational experience to the company, and plays an instrumental role in driving Sterling toward our global vision of making the world a safer place.
Prior to Sterling, Josh served as President and Chief Operating Officer for Dun & Bradstreet, leading all aspects customer-facing operations including the company’s lines of business, multi-channel sales platform, service of client solutions, strategy, as well as mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Dun & Bradstreet, Josh spent ten years with MasterCard, most recently in the role of Chief Innovation Officer for MasterCard Worldwide. A lawyer by training, he also served as the company’s Group Executive, Global Public Policy and Associate General Counsel. Before joining MasterCard in 2000, Josh was an associate at Clifford Chance Rogers and Wells focusing on antitrust litigation.
Josh has served on the Federal Reserve Board’s Consumer Advisory Council and the Board of Directors for the Westchester County Association. He was named in the Top 10 Innovators of 2009 ranked by Bank Technology News.
Josh holds a bachelor’s degree in Policy Analysis, Economic and Government Studies from Cornell University and a doctor of jurisprudence degree from Brooklyn Law School, where he received the Corpus Juris Secundum Award in Criminal Law and Comparative Constitutional Law.