Josh Kram is Director for the Middle East at the US Chamber of Commerce, the largest business organization in the world, where he also serves as Executive Director of the Middle East Commercial Center. Kram also founded and runs Foxhall Strategies Consulting, LLC, a boutique strategic advisory firm that provides corporations, NGOs, and associations with international government affairs, public affairs, regulatory, and strategic advice and support.
Josh previously served as the Washington Director for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, leading the organization’s government affairs operation and advocates on key public policy and international affairs issues before Congress, the administration, and foreign governments. Prior to forming Foxhall Strategies, Josh served as Director of Jewish Outreach and Foreign Policy Aide to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. Josh designed and executed the political strategy and policies to court unique constituency groups. He developed multi-state political operations, advanced communications programs and initiatives, and served as an advisor on Middle East policy. He also served as President Obama’s Jewish Vote Director in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Josh’s work in strategic communications ranges from Fortune 500 clients to international political leaders. While at r-evolution partners, a corporate brand strategy consultancy in Atlanta, GA, Josh worked with the Intercontinental Hotels Group, Turner Broadcasting System, and Cox Enterprises. At Mindset, a public affairs and government relations firm based in Jerusalem, Josh advised hi-tech start-ups, NGOs, and leading government officials on marketing and communications. Josh began his career at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) where he traveled around the country building grassroots networks and leading mobilization efforts. Josh has also conducted extensive research and has written on the topics of innovation and entrepreneurship. He has collaborated on two books relating to these topics: “Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle” by the Council of Foreign Relations Senior Fellow Dan Senor and Jerusalem Post’s Editor Saul Singer and “The Great Entrepreneurial Divide: The Winning Tactics of Successful Entrepreneurs” by Professor Charles Goetz and Michael Axelrod. Josh graduated Phi Beta Kappa with honors in political science from the University of Florida, and holds an M.B.A. from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.