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Jason Harris of Mekanism

By Jordan Michaelides
Jason Harris, CEO & Co-Foudner of Mekaism

Jason Harris is the Co-Founder and CEO of award-winning NYC based agency, Mekanism. Jason, as well as being a wealth of knowledge about all things creative content advertising, is an avid sports fan.

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SHOW NOTES:

00:04 – Welcome to Uncommon
00:22 – Guest introduction
00:30 – Sneakerhead lifestyle
02:58 – Earliest memories & childhood aspirations
08:04 – Jason’s parents: professions & traits
12:20 – Sports chat
16:15 – Jason’s time in Melbourne
20:45 – Jason’s impression of Australia
24:13 – Cultural differences: US Vs. AUS
26:35 – The early days of a business & coming to ad land
34:24 – Mekanism in hindsight & the job to be done
39:17 – Growing an agency: mistakes & tips
43:56 – Lessons from Brendan Gahan & other specialists
46:49 – How to sell a political leader
52:49 – Best purchase under $200
54:52 – Show recommendations
58:15 – Guiding quotes