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Thinking buyers, high stakes decisions, considered purchases - that's what we're good at.

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We’re a digitally driven advertising agency that specializes in marketing to people who think carefully about the brands they choose. Our campaigns marry creativity and data to help you inspire – and win over – buyers in technology, healthcare and other high consideration categories.

Our Work

  • Veracode

  • MFS

  • Brother

  • TE Connectivity

  • CTC

  • ASA

  • NxStage

  • 3Syllables

  • Agilsys

  • Corning Cell Culture

  • Corning

  • IronMountain

  • StraightTalk

  • PJA Labs

Our People

  • Phil Johnson

    CEO
  • Mike O' Toole

    President and Partner
  • Hugh Kennedy

    EVP, Planning and Partner
  • Greg Straface

    VP, Business Development
  • Aaron DaSilva

    VP, Executive Creative Director
  • Robert Davis

    EVP, Strategy
  • Nicole Ciacciarelli

    VP, Finance
  • Janet Carlisle

    VP, Client Services
  • Tammy Bondanza

    Media Director
  • Daniel Grace

    SVP, Managing Director - PJA San Francisco
  • Christopher Frame

    VP, Creative Director – PJA, San Francisco
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Our Insights

The Big Yellow Box is the home for all of the thought leadership from PJA advertising. It includes our award winning radio show The Unconventionals, The Engaged Buyer, The PJA Blog, as well as articles written by our team on other sites such as Forbes, Ad Age, and Fast Company. More at The Big Yellow Box

Our Services

  • InsightsUncovering truths and improving outcomes

    • Account planning and insight panels
    • Mapping the complex buying journey
    • Analytics to predict and optimize campaign performance
  • StrategyConnecting brands and buyers

    • Developing your brand strategy and role
    • Articulating go-to-market positioning through a Brand Narrative process
    • Defining programs that integrate brand and demand
  • CreativeStorytelling that inspires and educates

    • Big ideas that elevate brands and engage buyers
    • Fully integrated campaigns from ads to digital experiences
    • Comprehensive video, digital, and social content creation
  • MediaDriving better returns with audience and ad-tech know how

    • Full service media strategy, planning, buying, and analytics
    • Programmatic, dynamic ad creation, and smart retargeting
    • Programs that integrate paid, earned, sponsored, and owned channels
  • TechnologyDigitally-driven full-stack marketing

    • Marketing automation, content management, and CRM integration
    • Responsive sites, apps, and engagement experiences
    • Data management, analytics, dashboards, and social listening

Who We Are

  • The PJA Story

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Contact Us

  • Boston

    12 Arrow Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138-5105
    617.492.5899
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  • San Francisco

    214 Grant Avenue, Suite 450
    San Francisco, CA 94108-4628
    415.200.0800
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  • New Business

    Greg Straface
    VP, Business Development
    617.234.7371
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