2024 PURPOSE EXECUTIVE JURY

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Jury Chair
United States
Scott Goodson
CEO StrawberryFrog
ABOUT

Scott Goodson

Scott Goodson, based in New York, is the founder and CEO of StrawberryFrog. Scott has won awards in every major advertising award scheme, including many NY Festival awards. For the last 25 years, he has worked with some of the world’s most iconic brands including Google, Heineken, Coca- Cola, Jim Beam, Mercedes, Truist and Walmart. He created the renowned creative agency StrawberryFrog in 1999 together with Swede Karin Drakenberg, and introduced the idea of Movement strategy, Movement Marketing, an approach that uses the principles of societal movements to solve marketing and transformation challenges. Scott has written two books, Uprising and Activate Brand Purpose, that both help leaders harness the power of purpose inside and outside of their organization. Scott has lectured on the subject at Harvard Business School, Columbia, Cambridge, on BBC, NPR, CNN, in the New York Times, Financial Times, WSJ and the Harvard Business Review. 

United States
Suzana Appelbaum
Head of Creative and Innovation Google Media Lab, NY
ABOUT

Suzana Appelbaum

Suzana is Head of Creative and Innovation at Google Media Lab in New York, where she leads a team dedicated to innovation projects, digital campaigns and content for media partnerships for Google Marketing’s main brands.

Over the last 20 years, Suzana has received more than 20 international awards and has worked with global brands such as Converse, Coca-Cola, Fiat, Barbie and P&G, among others. She started her career in Brazil and moved to New York in 2010. She has since served as Executive Creative Director at agencies such as StrawberryFrog, VML and Anomaly.

In Brazil, Suzana was co-founder and partner of Hello Interactive agency, from the ABC group. She was also Creative Director at agencies such as JWT and Africa – in the latter, she played a key role in winning the second Interactive Agency of the Year title at Cannes.

She has been a jury at major international advertising festivals such as Cannes Lions, One Show, Webby Awards, ANDY, FIAP and D&AD.

She is currently a member of the Ad Council USA's Diversity and Leadership Board.

Alongside her advertising career, Suzana is part of an international collective of creative intelligence called Asas, which produces original content in arts and culture.

United States
Angelique Bellmer Krembs
Chief Marketing Officer and Brand Advisor A.Team
ABOUT

Angelique Bellmer Krembs

Angelique Bellmer Krembs is a Chief Marketing Officer and Brand Advisor, currently CMO-in-Residence at A.Team working with a portfolio of VC and PE-backed brands as part of their CXO Network. She is also a co-founder of The Band of Sisters and co-author of You Should Smile More - How to Dismantle Gender Bias in the Workplace. She spent 23 years at PepsiCo, leading turnaround and growth for many beloved brands, including Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew, and SoBe. After PepsiCo, she was EVP, CMO at News America Marketing, leading digital transformation for this division of News Corp, then joined BlackRock as Global Head of Brand, leading their activation of Purpose, Corporate Sustainability and Stakeholder Capitalism. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, and an MBA from Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business. 

United States
Destiny Chambers
VP, Head of Marketing /prompt.
ABOUT

Destiny Chambers

Destiny K. Chambers, a seasoned marketing executive and an influential advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I), currently holds the position of Vice President, Head of Marketing at /prompt. She is renowned for her strategic acumen in steering the company's marketing initiatives across multiple agencies, propelling brand awareness and solidifying market leadership through innovative digital strategies, thought leadership, and well-crafted internal and external communications.

Chambers brings to the table over a decade of experience in the marketing sphere, marked by successful, large-scale activations both in North America and on a global scale. Beyond her marketing prowess, she is a respected voice in the DE&I arena, serving as the Chair of the New York Festivals Advertising Awards' DE&I Advisory Board and the LIONS/ANA CMO Growth Council. Her commitment to promoting DE&I across the worldwide marketing community has led to her role as the Marketing in DE&I lead within the Forbes Communications Council. Further showcasing her commitment to societal improvement, Chambers is a former Youth Empowerment Program leader and proud alumna of Urban Underground, where she supported youth-led social justice campaigns.

As a skilled public speaker and writer, she has shared her insights and expertise at prominent events such as Cannes Lions, Advertising Week NY, AfroTech, and WAATBP and featured in distinguished publications such as Forbes, Adweek, Ad Forum, Campaign Brief, and Little Black Book.

Sweden
Andreas Dahlqvist
CEO & COO Nord DDB
ABOUT

Andreas Dahlqvist

Andreas Dahlqvist has returned to DDB and is since 5,5 years the chief creative officer and ceo of newly formed NORD DDB, which brings the Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo and Helsinki shops together under one roof. NORD DDB is the most awarded agency and #1 ranked agency in the Nordics and it has been awarded the Pioneer title by Contagious Magazine as one of the best and bravest agencies in the world. 

Prior to this new move Andreas was the Chief Creative Officer of Grey New York where he oversaw a 350-plus creative department. Under his leadership, Grey New York was for the first time ranked the No. 1 agency in the U.S. and North America and the No. 2 agency in the world by Cannes Lions in 2016.

Prior to joining Grey in 2015, Andreas was president of the McCann Creative Leadership Council, the global creative group that inspires and promotes creative excellence across the McCann network, and chief creative officer at Commonwealth, the global, dedicated business unit serving Chevrolet and General Motors. Previously, Andreas served as Vice Chairman of McCann New York and Deputy CCO for Global Brands. Andreas started his career at McCann by leading McCann NY to it’s most awarded year ever, the highlight of which was being named Agency of the Year at The Art Director's Club. Prior to McCann, Andreas founded DDB in Sweden. Under his creative and strategic leadership, the Gunn Report ranked the agency both best interactive and best digital agency in the world. The agency was also ranked the best creative agency in the region for 3 consecutive years. Over his career, Andreas has created many groundbreaking campaigns for clients such as Gillette, NFL, McDonald’s, DirecTV, AT&T, General Mills, Diesel Jeans, Coca-Cola, Chevrolet, The Swedish Armed Forces, Volvo, Skoda, Panasonic and Volkswagen to name a few. Some of his recent most awarded campaigns include The Gun Shop for States United to Prevent Gun Violence, Super Bowl Babies for the NFL,  Volvo Twitter Interception, #DadDo for Pantene. Among the early big award winners was “The Fun Theory” for VW  - the most viral campaign ever at its time. Andreas has won nearly every major creative award in existence, including Cannes Titanium and Grand Prix Lions. He has been listed on Creativity and AdAge’s “Top 50”, an annual list of innovators and category-definers who help to shape and redefine advertising, marketing and popular culture at large.

Germany
Peter Figge
CEO and Co-Owner Jung von Matt
ABOUT

Peter Figge

Peter is CEO and co-owner of Jung von Matt, one of the world's most awarded independent agencies. The agency group was founded in Germany in 1991 and is operating globally with a focus on Europe, Korea and China today. JvM has been voted "Independent Agency of the Year" in Cannes several times.

He started his agency career parallel to his studies as a founding partner of an agency in Switzerland and has remained loyal to the industry ever since. Before Jung von Matt, Peter held management positions in Swiss, German and global agencies in Zurich, Paris, New York and Hamburg.

Peter was one of the first in the agency industry to advise on digitalisation strategies in marketing and advertising and successfully led the corresponding transformation processes for major brands and companies. During his career he was responsible for award winning work on brands such as adidas, Bosch, BMW, Deutsche Telekom, Hyundai, Mars, Nikon, Nivea, Vodafone, Volkswagen and others.

He has been an active member of international juries primarily in digital categories.

Furthermore, Peter is a founding member and senior advisor to Schotstek, a unique high potential network for students and young professionals with migration backgrounds. He and his family are active supporters in the Ukraine crisis, giving home to a Ukrainian minor refugee since 2022.

United States
Hajj Flemings
CEO Rebrand Cities
ABOUT

Hajj Flemings

Hajj Flemings is a brand technologist, engineer, author and the CEO/Founder of Rebrand Cities, RapVS.AI, Prompt Camp and Modern Athlete.  He hosts a weekly CBS News Detroit - Tech Talk segment focused on AI and tech.  His work explores where artificial intelligence (AI), branding and culture merge.  In 2010, his story was chronicled in CNN's Black in America 4: The New Promised Land: Silicon Valley documentary hosted by Soledad O'Brien, an experience that changed the course of his life. He’s an original investor in PlayVS, a startup that raised $107 million and has raised over $1.5 million for his ventures.  Hajj has worked with some of America’s most established brands: Cadillac, Nike, AT&T, Disney, JP Morgan Chase, and the Detroit Pistons and spoken at some of the respected institutions in the world: Harvard University, Instagram, and the U.S. Department of Defense. In 2005 he wrote the book, The Brand YU Life: Rethinking who you are through personal brand management and will be releasing his second book on artificial intelligence (AI), Q1 2004.

United States
Lindsay Harris
Chief Purpose Officer Tombras
ABOUT

Lindsay Harris

As Chief Purpose Officer, Lindsay works across disciplines at Tombras to ensure purpose is at the core of client strategy and campaigns, from creative and brand-thinking to media activation and communications. She also leads the agency’s relationship with the Tombras School of Advertising & PR at the University of Tennessee, which is focused on diversifying the next generation of industry talent.

Prior to joining Tombras, Lindsay served a stint at Havas as chief of social impact, where she drove the agency’s internal purpose-driven initiatives, such as its commitments around being a Certified B Corp and its philanthropic programming; as well as its pro bono work, like the #BuryTheBills campaign in partnership with NYC Pride, which has won numerous industry awards.

Before Havas New York, she spent a year running nonprofit Today, I’m Brave, which focuses on helping underserved youth unlock their bravery through the power of storytelling and curated events, such as Brave camp, which brough 100 underprivileged youth from Sacramento to a week-long camp in Portola, California.

During her tenure as the editor of Campaign US, she launched the Female Frontier Awards and the Power of Purpose Awards; she evolved the Inclusivity and Creativity Awards and the 40 Over 40 Competition; and she kicked off an agency-wide maternity and paternity report, which drove many agencies to improve their internal policies.

United Kingdom
Jamie Hill
Creative Inclusivity Director VML
ABOUT

Jamie Hill

Jamie June is the Creative Inclusivity Director at VML and a committed champion for DEI across the advertising industry. On top of working to make marketing more inclusive they are also an active member and Transformation Lead of WPP Unite (the global LGBTQ+ network across WPP), one of the founding chairs of VML Plus (an ERG serving LGBTQ+ colleagues in EMEA), and founder of the Queer Cycle Crew (a community project dedicated to getting LGBTQIA+ enjoying life on wheels).

She’s deeply dedicated to advocating for the rights, safety, and success of the trans+ community within WPP, and across the advertising industry globally, alongside campaigning for Queer rights in the UK across all areas of life, which has included working with ‘Pride in London’, and being an advocate for Trans+ Adland.

Canada
Joel Holtby
Founder & Co-CCO Courage
ABOUT

Joel Holtby

Joel Holtby is the Founder & Co-CCO of Courage. His work has earned more than 200 international and national awards, including multiple Gold Cannes Lions as well as multiple medals at every major international show. Joel was named Ad Age's Creative Director of the year in 2020 and consistently ranks among the Top Creative Directors in Strategy magazine's Creative Report Card. His work has not only consistently become part of the cultural conversation, but also driven tangible business results for some of the biggest brands in the world. Joel lives in Toronto and is a proud dad to 2 wonderful little girls, June and Blair.

Adam Kerj
Chief Creative Officer Accenture Song Europe
ABOUT

Adam Kerj

Throughout his career Adam´s work have won over 100 major global advertising awards including Cannes Lions Grand Prix, D&AD, One Show, Webby´s, Clios, Effie’s, Eurobest for global iconic brands like Ikea, Oreo, Pampers, Puma, Coca Cola, Tide, Toyota, Ben & Jerrys.

Prior to joining Song Adam served as Chief Creative Officer of 360i/Dentsu New York, Wunderman Thompson New York and McCANN Worldgroup Nordics.

Adam has been privileged to serve as jury member and President of D&AD, One Show, Clios, LIA, Webbys, Eurobest and a frequent industry speaker at Cannes Lions.

He believes that creativity is the answer no matter the question, evident in the iconic work under Adams creative leadership.

Adam lives in Copenhagen and outside of work Adam spends most of time with his family when he´s not way off the grid waist-deep in fresh powder on a mountain ridge.