J. Walter Thompson (JWT), part of the WPP Group, is the world’s best-known marketing communications brand. Headquartered in New York, J. Walter Thompson is a global network with more than 200 offices in over 90 countries employing over 12,000 marketing professionals. JWT celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2014. It traces its origins to the Carlton & Smith agency, which opened its doors in 1864, one of the first known advertising agencies in the United States.
In 2015, JWT announced the launch of Mirum, a global digital agency that creates experiences that people want and businesses need. Mirum helps guide brands in business transformation, experience development, and commerce and activation. The agency operates in 20 countries, with more than 46 offices and 2,200 professionals.
In 2016, Mirum expanded its global footprint in the India, the Middle East and Africa markets.