Jason Simon

Jason Simon

CEO & Partner

Jason has more than 20 years of experience leading marketing efforts in higher education and became SimpsonScarborough’s CEO in 2020. He has led the agency’s growth and expansion as an integrated marketing communications firm. The son of a political science professor, Jason grew up on college campuses and leads the agency’s commitment to championing the value of higher education and ensuring its work has lasting impact. He loves figuring out complex organizations, telling their stories, and driving change and examination.

Before joining SimpsonScarborough, Jason served in marketing communications leadership roles for the University of California and NC State University. He also has brand strategy experience working with corporate and consumer brands such as John Deere, IBM, RedHat, and Sony Ericsson. He managed media and public relations for NC State men’s basketball, and began his career as a sportswriter and editor. Jason was honored as the American Marketing Association’s Higher Education Marketer of the Year in 2013 and is regularly invited to speak at and lead industry events and training.

North Carolina State University (B.A. in Communication)

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