VIRTUAL EXECUTIVE JURY

USA
Andrés Ordóñez
Chief Creative Officer FCB Chicago
ABOUT

Andrés Ordóñez

Andrés Ordóñez is a proven creative leader with over 20 years of experience helping successful brands craft their narrative. Ordóñez is currently a Chief Creative Officer at FCB Chicago working closely with Susan Credle and is part of the FCB's Global Creative Council.

Throughout his career, he has received top industry accolades, including 6 Andy's, 18 D&AD, 94 Cannes Lions, 48 One Show Pencils, 23 ADC, 31 Clios, 19 LIA, New York Festivals, WARC and 20 Effies. Andrés took the stage at the 2016 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity to talk about the importance of craft and entertainment value in creating brand narratives that break through the clutter. He has served as a judge on international awards shows including at New York Festival, Lisbon Advertising Festival, NA Effie Awards, the Radio Mercury Awards, Ciclope, Addys and El Ojo de Iberoamérica.

In 2018, while at Energy BBDO, The Drum’s Big Won ranked Andrés the 17th most awarded CCO in the world.

In 2019, Ordóñez joined FCB and was named one of Adweek's Top 100 most creative minds in marketing, media, tech and culture.

In 2020, he was named Campaign US’ 40 Over 40, which honored senior talent that have shown innovation and leadership across all areas of marketing, advertising and communications. Also, FCB Chicago got recognized as #5 best US Creative agency and #14 worldwide, according to The Drum Report.

In 2021, Andrés was ranked #2 CCO in North America and #3 Globally by The One Show. On the same year FCB Chicago was named #1 Agency in NorthAmerica,  3rd most awarded agency and Reach Track Agency of the Cannes Festival.

Ordóñez lives and breathes the #NVRFNSHD mentality.

Canada
Leonardo Barbosa
Executive Creative Director FCB TORONTO
ABOUT

Leonardo Barbosa

Leo Barbosa, Executive Creative Director at FCB Toronto, is originally from Brazil and over the past 17 years has been working across some of the best agencies around the world including Grey New York, Droga5 Sydney, Ogilvy Brazil, amongst others. With a strong background in graphic design and art direction, Leo’s work has been recognized at top award shows including Cannes Lions, One Show, Clio, Effies, Andys and D&AD.

Leo is a passionate creative with huge focus on craft, making sure that every story is told in the best, most original and impactful way. He is constantly studying and challenging himself to find fresh ways to bring ideas to life, regardless of the media, the budget or the time to make it happen.

Most recently at Grey New York, Leo led the Pringles business, transforming it into an award-winning account and proving that doing good work is good for business. As a result, Pringles became a 2-billion-dollar brand during his tenure.

Leo has also led global campaigns for clients such as Nike, Coca-Cola, Mondelez International (Lacta Chocolate, Bis), Pringles, Unilever, (Hellmann’s, Dove, Knorr), P&G (Gillette, Downy, Febreze) and Blizzard, to name but a few.

USA
Greg Beauchamp
Founder Bindery
ABOUT

Greg Beauchamp

In 2012, Greg founded NYC-based Bindery – an award-winning indie film and content studio – with the mission to create a more modern and integrated approach to crafting quality work. 

Informed by his experience as an independent filmmaker, Bindery’s success comes from its script to screen studio model – where development, production and post all create together under one roof. This new model has brought big ideas to life for the likes of Apple, Nike, Google, Facebook, Sony, and L’Oreal. 

Through Bindery Films, Greg develops and produces original content. He won an Emmy for his work on ZION, a film he premiered at Sundance and sold to Netflix. He most recently produced PLUS ONE (Executive Produced by Ben Stiller), which won the Audience Award at Tribeca. He currently runs a development slate of over a dozen projects, including the TV show NEUROTICA starring Karen Gillan (AVENGERS, JUMANJI).

A native Texan, Greg lives in New York City with his wife and four kids.

USA
Sheena Brady
Director World War Seven
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Sheena Brady

Sheena Brady landed a prestigious gig at Wieden & Kennedy Portland where she became one of the youngest creative directors in the agency’s history. 

She’s written films for the world’s most iconic brands—Nike, Coca-Cola, Levi’s, GAP, Apple, and Converse—winning advertising’s most prestigious creative awards. 

Her dry and playfully subversive sense of humor can be seen in her written work and her filmmaking—which weaves strong visual storytelling with an eye for subtle absurdity. She’s based in Brooklyn, NY and was born and raised in Alaska, which must have something to do with it all.

Sheena recently directed NewYork Festivals Advertising Awards first promo film. 

USA
Danielle Cameron
Co-Creative Director Iris San Francisco
ABOUT

Danielle Cameron

Danielle is Co-Creative Director at Iris San Francisco where she leads the creative team on a variety of Fintech clients. Prior to Iris, she worked on 360 campaigns for both B2B and B2C clients across multiple categories, from tech, CPG, and hospitality to animal health. She views advertising as an art and constantly strives for pieces of work that are smarter and more beautiful than the last. 

USA
Bernice Chao
Head of Integrative Creative Zambezi
ABOUT

Bernice Chao

I'm the Head of Integrated Creative at Zambezi and have spent my career helping craft brand stories, bringing non-traditional ideas on various platforms for clients like HBO, Uber, Amazon Studios, Netflix, Nissan, Airbnb, Chime, etc.

 

I have been featured on Forbes, The Muse, 3% Conference, and listed on ThinkLA's Top Women in Advertising. I continue to get excited by the power great brands have to create meaningful work.

 

I have a passion for creating a world of belonging: co-founder of Asians in Advertising, president of TEDxCulverCity, and teacher at LMU's M.School.

 

@hellobernice / Connect with me on LinkedIn

Portfolio: BerniceChao.com  

United Kingdom
Roy Cohen
Executive Creative Director Keko London
ABOUT

Roy Cohen

Roy is an Executive Creative Director at Keko, an independent network that specializes in luxury brands such as Bentley, Porsche, Moet Hennessey, Triumph Motorcycle and more.

Throughout his career, Roy moved from Tel Aviv to Hamburg and then to London and managed to win almost any possible creative award along the way, including Cannes Lions, One Show, D&AD and, of course, The New York Festival.

Some interesting facts about Roy:

  1. He had been chosen as one of the “40 under 40” promising personals in advertising but since then he passed the age of 40).
  2. He got married at the burning man festival above a giant neon wedding cake.
  3. His favourite artists are Joy Division and Britney Spears.
  4.  Roy is not very comfortable writing about himself in the third person.

                           

USA
Scott Dahl
VP, Group Creative Director Periscope
ABOUT

Scott Dahl

Scott has been on a mission to rid the world of crappy advertising since 1994. A self-described “idea amoeba,” he believes in creating emotional connections through rich storytelling, shaping tactics around ideas instead of following a traditional media approach. You might say he just likes creating meaningful work people love. Scott has never ridden an elephant. But he does enjoy non sequitur randomness. He also has extensive agency experience that includes stints at BBDO and Olson, where he served as creative director on accounts like Hormel, Bauer, General Mills and the Detroit Pistons. At Periscope, Scott has curated award-winning work for the likes of Buffalo Wild Wings, Optum and the Minnesota Lottery. He’s not a hoarder, but the numerous creative trophies stacked like cordwood at his desk say otherwise. He took a bronze in the agency pingpong tourney, btw.

Australia
Claire Davidson
Head of Creative Services, APAC Creative Shop - Meta
ABOUT

Claire Davidson

Claire has an unquenchable thirst for production. She is a true maker and creator. With a career spanning social networks, agencies, production companies, art galleries, start-ups and industry press, Claire has established herself as a leading figure across Australia and Asia’s media, tech and advertising industries.

After starting her career at MTV, Claire launched BlackLab International, offering creative production solutions across television advertising, digital and branded content. Claire then joined McCann Worldgroup and led their in-house production company One Six Six, creating work for the entire client roster of McCann Erickson Australia. Her passion for production saw Claire open CrewTube in her native Australia, providing a service to nurture and grow homegrown technical talent.

After producing at some of Australia’s top production companies, Claire moved to Asia and her incredible success at Sudest Dongnam Productions in Vietnam brought her to The Sweet Shop’s attention to open a Thailand hub. In February 2012 Claire joined The Sweet Shop as Managing Director for Asia/MENA and saw the company shoot commercials in multiple countries across the region.

2017 saw Claire move to Singapore and into the technology sector, joining Facebook / Instagram as the Asia Pacific region’s Producer Lead. She is now Head of Creative Services of Meta’s creative division, Creative Shop. Here Claire has headed up projects not just within APAC, but globally as well, to produce and create mobile first and mobile facing advertising and content for brands, clients and agencies using Facebook + Instagram’s portfolio of products on their platform. Claire oversees a department which provides creative and strategic input from a creative services perspective on innovative and emerging platform projects, to execute ideas and creative priorities by collaborating with the In-Market & Scaled creative teams, as well as empowering partnerships to bring together the worlds of production, content, creators, entertainment, strategy and brand building by adopting a mobile-first strategy to create video ads that fit seamlessly into the mobile content consumption experience. In addition Claire leads Social Good for Creative Shop APAC, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for Creative Shop APAC and is a Women@ Singapore lead.

Beyond that, Claire has consulted for advertising agencies such as Ogilvy & Mather, been on the Jury of major award shows in Asia and EMEA and was a regular contributor to international advertising publication Campaign Brief, including corresponding from the Cannes Lions, Dubai Lynx and Spikes Asia festivals.

During her career in production, Claire also found time to hone her skill set to work in the humanitarian sector, firstly on the Nepal Earthquake Response followed by the Ebola Outbreak Response in West Africa, both with International Medical Corps. Claire also volunteers her time to Free The Bears, an international wildlife conservation and animal welfare organization in Asia. In June 2016, the Sister Marathon Peace Initiative snatched Claire up as their Director of International Development to bring her inspiration and skills to connect and implement goodwill and peace across the globe through running.

Claire focuses to divide her time between creative services and her humanitarian and animaltarian endeavors and passions.

USA
Craig Dobie
Founding Creative Director Applied Design
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Craig Dobie

Craig Dobie is a Founding Creative Director of Applied. His experience includes high profile projects for the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, Citi's sponsorship of Team USA at the 2012 Olympic Games, and the World Trade Center Redevelopment. Craig executed these projects across all consumer touchpoints. He has spent the last 20 years creating, managing and implementing brands in both Europe and the United States. His strategically focused work has touched audiences on many levels and in many forms, giving him invaluable insight into the wider applications of design and customer engagement. Craig’s skill at identifying and articulating the essence of a brand was built in key creative positions he previously held at Landor Associates, Addison, Interbrand and Wol Olins. His accolades include a Recognition of Excellence in Design from AIGA, Good Design Awards and a Gold Lion from the Cannes International Festival of Creativity. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Visual Communication from Edinburgh College of Art in the United Kingdom. Craig served as an adjunct professor of graphic design at Parsons School of Design — The New School for several years, and studied Japanese at the Japan Society in New York.

USA
Jordan Doucette
CCO FCB WEST
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Jordan Doucette

You’re looking at a creative maverick. A master yarn-spinner. A powerhouse brand builder with communication wizardy and empathetic leadership as her not-so-secret weapon. And yes, Jordan Doucette is award-winning. If it’s shiny and sets off a metal detector, she’s probably won it. Jordan’s journey has seen triumphant chief creative officer stints at renowned agencies including TAXI, Publicis’ Leo Burnett Chicago and now she’s part of the North American FCB family leading creative at FCB West. The champion of progress, Jordan continues to push for the positive transformation of advertising to do meaningful work, that works.  

USA
Michael Fiore
Creative Director Eleven
ABOUT

Michael Fiore

Michael began his career in New York and Milan, Italy at creative hot shops like Kirshenbaum & Bond, Weiss Whitten Stagliano, and Bates Italia. He developed campaigns for luxury brands such as Cognac Hennessy, Rossignol Skiis, Bulova Timepieces, and Ghurka Leather Goods.

After returning to the US, Michael spent several years working at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners in San Francisco, and was part of the team that launched the Saturn Ion roadster. While at Goodby Michael was beginning to become known as a “car guy” and worked on everything automotive related within the agency, including helping to shape the Hyundai and Chevy brands.

In 2015 Michael joined mcgarrybowen’s newly opened office in San Francisco to help run the Intel account. As Global Group Creative Director Michael helped to create, oversee and manage all brand advertising duties for Intel, at the time one of mcgarrybowen's largest clients. His work has been launched both in North America and in seven global markets. 

Michael has won numerous industry awards, has lectured at the Fashion Institute of Technology, and taught at the Miami Ad School. He’s a lifelong lover of all motorsports, but in particular has a soft-spot in his heart for Italian two-wheeled machines. 

Australia
Greg Fyson
Executive Director Sweetshop Australia
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Greg Fyson

Greg Fyson, Executive Director, Sweetshop Australia

Greg has the perfect combination of agency, production company and post-production experience and excels without compromising creative and production quality. He spent his previous 12 years working with Sydney’s best and brightest at BMF, Saatchi & Saatchi and BLOCKHEAD VFX and most recently as Executive Producer at 72 and Sunny Sydney. 

Canada
Rob Galletta
CEO/CCO Blackjet
ABOUT

Rob Galletta

Robert is responsible for overall strategic direction and creative vision at Blackjet. As CEO/CCO he plays an active role in overseeing client work. 

Contagiously entrepreneurial. Strategically minded. A keen judge of character. Rob’s passion for advertising began at an early age. An inquisitive person by nature, he even pursued this path while still in high school, interning in the creative department of a local ad agency. 

Robert co-founded Blackjet Inc. and quickly captured critical acclaim and won prestigious assignments across multiple categories. Prior to Blackjet, Rob helped found and build The Brand Factory Advertising & Design. As Vice-President, Client Services, he was responsible for multiple brand launches on a regional, national and international scale. In 10 years, Robert would be instrumental in taking the start-up company to one of the top 25 marketing agencies in Canada as ranked by Marketing Magazine. He began his career at Impact North Advertising. Robert brings a wealth of branding and advertising experience and has guided clients such as BMW, Panasonic, Levi’s and The Canadian Olympic Foundation. He was also nominated for Entrepreneur of Year by Ernst & Young in 2012. 

When he’s not immersed in digital and advertising culture, his passion for food is shared with his wife and 3 kids on “Pasta Sundays” in the Galletta family kitchen.

USA
Matt Gray
Co-Creative Director Iris San Francisco
ABOUT

Matt Gray

Matt is an Australian living in London working remotely for Iris San Francisco, where he oversees the agency’s creative output as Co-Creative Director. During his time at​Iris, he’s created work for Alcon, Pizza Hut, Delta, and was part of the team behind the award winning,  ‘What’s Your Name?’ campaign for Starbucks.

 

As well as winning all the usual awards, his career highlights include having an ad pulled of air for impersonating Richie Benaud, having a packet of crisps taken off the shelves for offending the catholic church, and getting the silent treatment from Russell Crowe during a sound session because “he doesn’t need direction” (according to his manager).

USA
Carolyn Hadlock
Principle/ECD Young & Laramore
ABOUT

Carolyn Hadlock

As Young & Laramore's longtime executive creative director, Carolyn Hadlock is the driving force behind the agency's creative department, inspiring teams to deliver original, startling, and consistently effective creative for the likes of Brizo faucets, Whispbar Rack Systems, Schlage, Scotts Lawn Service, Upland Brewing and Stanley Steemer.

Since joining Y&L in 1991 as an art director, her work has garnered recognition and awards from the Art Directors Club, Advertising Age, Adweek, Communication Arts, Cannes, Effies, Graphis, The One Show and the New York Film Festival. Carolyn has also done guest reviews for Creativity and Adweek, served on awards juries, and played a major role in helping to found The One Show's Creative Leaders Retreat. Carolyn is the founder of the podcast and blog The Beautiful Thinkers Project. It is dedicated to exposing extraordinary people and the minds that drive them. Hadlock interviews creatives, founders, authors and CEOs with the goal of getting inside their heads and using what she finds to inspire creativity in others to elevate their professional work. 

 

USA
Jenny Hollowell
Founder Witness Me
ABOUT

Jenny Hollowell

Jenny Hollowell is the founder of Witness Me, a PR company with a strategic, story-based approach to creative communications. She worked for ten years as a creative content producer for clients including Wieden+Kennedy, The Martin Agency, 72andSunny, and Anomaly. She was a founding partner of the award-winning music house & record label Ring The Alarm. She is a writer who received an MFA from the University of Virginia, where she was a Henry Hoyns fellow in Fiction. Her novel Everything Lovely, Effortless, Safe was published by Henry Holt & Co. She has been honored by Best American Short Stories and Best American Essays and has performed her work on Radiolab and onstage for Pop-Up Magazine and Tedx.

USA
Chris Huban
Executive Creative Director Big Spaceship
ABOUT

Chris Huban

Chris Huban (he/him/his) is an Executive Creative Director envisioning product and brand experiences at Big Spaceship. He believes that design is most impactful when understanding who we design for and how we design for them. This ethos has enabled him to envision and build better products and experiences that help brands foster meaningful relationships with their audiences. Over his career, his contributions have led to work that has been recognized by D&AD, Webby, Awwwards, CSS Design, and the FWA.

Before joining Big Spaceship, Chris consulted with Spotify Advertising as the Global Design Lead. He was responsible for the design strategy and creative oversight of the brand and its many initiatives, including redesigning ads.spotify.com, Culture Next Reports Volumes 2 & 3, Outside Voices Seasons 1 & 2, and the recent award-winning Wrapped for Advertisers 2021 digital experience. 

Before Spotify, he was a Creative Director at Huge, where he led design for some of the agency’s most visible and complex accounts including, Spotify, Ralph Lauren (Polo App), Verizon, Macquarie, Thomson Reuters, (RED), Comcast, and NYU Langone.

Chris is also the Digital Design Director for Ripple Effect Water Literacy Project in New Orleans, Co-founder of Aces & Eights Records, and Bassist for Savage Youth, and Lake Shark. 

USA
Mira Kaddoura
Founder/ECD Red & Co
ABOUT

Mira Kaddoura

​​Mira Kaddoura is Founder/ECD of Red & Co., a female- and minority-owned boutique brand consultancy that helps brands make a larger, more meaningful impact on culture, business and society. 

Red & Co. created “Made with Code,” one of Google’s important initiatives to diversify the tech industry, and Netflix’s lauded brand campaign, “Make Room,” that positioned Netflix as a champion of DE&I. Red & Co. recently launched the Babyganics Brand Refresh “Here’s to Perfectly Imperfect Parenting” to challenge the category and disrupt once and for all the idea of perfect parenting. Red & Co.'s clients have also included lululemon, New Belgium Brewing, adidas, Planned Parenthood, Diageo, Method, Nike Brand Jordan, Solace Cremation, Transcend, Golden Gate University and most recently Liquid I.V.

Mira started out at Wieden+Kennedy, Nike’s longtime advertising agency, creating award-winning work for Nike, The Girl Effect and Travel Oregon, while being mentored by people like Dan Wieden, David Kennedy and Jim Riswold. A staunch advocate of female leadership and DE&I, Mira has written numerous op-eds and spoken at industry conferences and organizations like 3% Conference, Creative Mornings, ADCOLOR, Parsons New School, Google Spotlight Series and Do Lectures. Mira and her work have also been featured on Good Morning America, in NYT, Fast Company, The Atlantic, CNBC, CNN, BBC and other media platforms.

Recently, in 2022, Mira was honored as a Campaign US “Female Frontier” that recognizes the most progressive and boundary-pushing women in the marketing & advertising industries, and as one of Think NW “Marketing All-Stars.” In 2019, Mira was awarded Ad Age’s “Women to Watch," Adweek’s “Creative 100,” and Portland Advertising Federation’s “Ad Person of the Year.” Her work has also won Cannes Lions, TED’s Ads Worth Spreading, D&AD Pencils, Effies, Clios, Communications Arts and Webbys. Her TEDx Talk “How women can change the world by asking ‘Why not me?” received a standing ovation from 4000 people. 

Mira is fluent in Arabic, French and English and her passions are her family, her mindful practices and learning to cook her mama's love-filled food. She sees nature as her greatest teacher. As an Arab immigrant, she’s most proud to be challenging the status quo in everything she does and especially proud to be raising three multicultural, multiracial and multilingual daughters in an ever-evolving America.

You can follow her at @mirakaddoura on Instagram.

Japan
Masashi Kawamura
Chief Creative Officer Whatever Inc.
ABOUT

Masashi Kawamura

Masashi Kawamura is the Chief Creative Officer and Co-Founder of Whatever Inc.
After working at global creative agencies such as 180, BBH, and Wieden&Kennedy, he co-founded PARTY in 2011, and later opened and managed its New York and Taipei offices. In 2019 he evolved these operations and formed Whatever Inc. 

His background in coding and film directing helps him create work that weaves together storytelling and technology, which has been recognized in various international award shows. He continues to explore creativity in variety of fields beyond advertising, including music videos, product design, and digital installations, and has been chosen as one of the Creativity magazine’s "Creative 50," and Fast Company’s “100 most creative people in business”.

USA
Laurent Leccia
Executive Creative Director/Partner FRED & FARID New York
ABOUT

Laurent Leccia

Laurent is Partner and Executive Creative Director at FRED & FARID New York.

He started his career in France, where he joined FRED & FARID at the very debut of the agency in Paris, and since then he's been part of two office launches; Shanghai in 2012 where he became creative lead on Porsche and Coke, and New York where he leads creatives since 2016 on brands like Remy Martin, Google, HP, Stella Artois, Air France, and JPMorganChase.

Before he worked in France, China, or the US, Laurent was born and raised in Africa, between Senegal, Ivory Coast, Mali and Cameroun. Living and working around the globe allowed him to discover, partner and learn from people diverse in origin, culture, and belief, shaping the creative he is today. A creative with an international vision, able to understand and adapt to local markets, digital habits and cultural insights.  And more importantly, to focus creativity on Universal insights, everything we have in common, no matter where we live nor where we're from.

Laurent’s both won and judged some of the industry’s top award shows. He also was ranked in Adweek Creative 100, a list celebrating the best creatives from the worlds of advertising, media, technology, branding, pop culture and more.

USA
Hyun Lee-Miller
VP, Media Good Apple
ABOUT

Hyun Lee-Miller

A 15-year industry veteran, Hyun oversees Good Apple’s media team and nurtures the growth of new disciplines within the company. Before starting at Good Apple, Hyun accumulated over a decade of experience in media across various verticals including pharmaceutical, travel, entertainment, financial and e-commerce. Hyun is passionate about tying media to real business outcomes and has helped her clients develop award-winning multi-channel media strategies to drive successful launches for blockbuster brands as well as bring education to rare disease brands. When she's not building strategic media recommendations for her clients, she's playing with her kids, trying new TikTok recipes and working on her flying crow.

USA
Chema Leon
Executive Creative Director Landor and Fitch
ABOUT

Chema Leon

Creative director & strategic thinker with +20 years of experience, Chema Leon that has built his design career through Europe, Latin America and US in some of the leading brand consultancies worldwide such as Addison, Interbrand, Landor and now Landor&Fitch.

Extremely passionate about branding, experience and innovation design, most of his career he has specialized in the creation of 360º brand positioning projects with leading brands in order to grow their businesses. Multifaceted designer, he has worked in top strategic projects for global brands across a multitude of sectors such us FMCG, telecommunications, transport, finance, art, hotel & travel.

Chema Leon has collaborated with exciting clients such us P&G, Iberia Airlines, IBM, Citi, Bayer, Ford, BAT, Unilever, The Coca Cola Company, Axa Group, Barclays, Diageo, Colgate, Schweppes among others.

USA
Artur Lipori
Group Creative Director DAVID Miami
ABOUT

Artur Lipori

Artur had the privilege of creating and leading the Refugee Nation project, one of the most awarded campaigns at the Cannes Lions Festival. Lipori has been focusing most of his time and energy on ideas that generate positive impact in the world. His passion for purpose-driven projects led him to use creativity to tap into global issues such as the refugee crisis, LGBTQ+ rights, Mental Health, Climate Change and Wildlife Conservation, among others. Throughout his career, Lipori has been recognized by major award shows, winning Cannes Lions (including Grand Prix for Good, Titanium, and Creative Effectiveness), New York Festivals’ Grand Prize, One Show’s Best of Show, One Show’s Best of Category, D&AD, Clios, and Webby Awards.

China
Pierre Loo
Executive Creative Director McCann Health China
ABOUT

Pierre Loo

Coffee aficionado. Question Kid. Two-wheels fanatic. Amateur racer. Part-time painter. 

Born and bred in Hong Kong but later jumped onto an advertising catapult that flung him all the way to New York City and back to Asia.

In the 20 years that followed, Pierre not only picked up wins from shows such as the Cannes Lions, Clio, LIA, Art Directors Club, New York Festivals, The One Show, RX Club, IPA, Globals, Lisbons, AIGA, China 4A's, HKDA, but also built a reputation as an all-round ad man with a creative flair that's on par with his acumen in business strategy, brand analysis and development, as well as collaborative practices within global networks which lead the offices to collect numbers of global, regional and local business wins.

He has always strived to make his mark and winning the ACE B2B best of show, MMM’s Marketer of the Year in 2008, and in 2010, AMM Professional Choice Awards for Clients. Under his creative supervision, he continues to collect Campaign Asia’s Agency of the Year under two difference agency network. Latest success in China lead him to capture one of the only 3 gold in China and the first Gold for the agency and country at the prestige Cannes Lions 2016, he also lead the team to get the Cannes Lions Agency of the year in 2019 and runner up in 2016

An active member in the industry, he been given talks in schools and events. He also serve as Jury members around the world included: Effie, ADC, MMM, Globals, Clio, Jury president for Spikes and the prestige Cannes Lions which help set the benchmark for the first Cannes Lions Health and Lisbon Health.

Outside of advertising, there are some who regard Pierre as a fine artist and a racer. And if you are lucky, you might just spot one of his masterpieces at a gallery or art center in New York or Asia

Germany
Gabriel Mattar
CCO INNOCEAN Worldwide Europe
ABOUT

Gabriel Mattar

Gabriel Mattar has been working in advertising for more years than he would like to admit. Originally from Brazil, he moved to Germany for the good weather and great sense of humor.

He has worked in Europe, Asia, North and South America, and is currently Chief Creative Officer of Innocean Berlin. His career spans positions at DDB Brazil, Goodby Silverstein & Partners and DDB Berlin, where he teamed up with partner Ricardo Wolff, as Executive Creative Director. The pair then moved to Innocean Europe to launch the Berlin office and oversee the whole European market creatively.

Under their leadership Innocean Berlin has become a creative powerhouse in just three years. Bringing home industry accolades including Most Awarded German Agency at Eurobest 2020 with an unprecedented three Grand Prix trophies. Prior, the pair led DDB Berlin to become German Agency of The Year in Cannes, 2017. The creative duo also hold the title for winning Germany’s first Titanium Lion with their ‘Uncensored Playlist’ work for Reporters Without Borders.

Gabriel has been named the 7th most awarded creative in the world by the Gun Report and has won over 300 industry awards, which brought enormous joy to not only his parents, but also his maths teacher from the 5th grade. As they are all now convinced that advertising welcomes anyone.

USA
Chris May
Chief Creative Officer ELEPHANT
ABOUT

Chris May

Chris is Chief Creative Officer at Elephant, an IPG creative company. With over 23 years of international experience, Chris is a digitally focused thinker, maker and leader for Elephant’s entire client portfolio. Having an open-minded approach has allowed him to work on a broad range of digital products spanning digital-first campaigns, social content, commerce and mobile applications for clients including Apple, Beats by Dre, Kia, and Twitch. Prior to Elephant, Chris held creative leadership roles at Razorfish (Berlin) and AKQA (London and Berlin) where he oversaw creative work for Audi, Adidas, Volkswagen, Montblanc and MTV, among others.

USA
Jeff Miller
Managing Director Sweetshop USA
ABOUT

Jeff Miller

Jeff Miller, Managing Director, Sweetshop USA

As Co-Managing Director of Sweetshop USA alongside long-time partner George Meeker, Jeff has worked in front of and behind the camera for over 40 years. He has produced several feature films including The Destiny of Marty Fine (Mark Ruffalo, Catherine Keener, Michael Ironside, James LeGros,  John Diehl, and Norman Fell), as well as having optioned his screenplay Ironmen to Walt Disney Pictures, as well as ABC Television and further developed the Team Hoyt story, on which his screenplay is based, for HBO Films. Jeff is a protégé of acclaimed acting coach Sandra Seacat (Jessica Lange, Laura Dern, Andrew Garfield and Mickey Rourke and many more). Jeff has had the privilege of helping directors and screenwriters develop material, including Academy Award winning screenwriter of Rain Man, Ron Bass, for HBO. He is a member of D.G.A and S.A.G and a graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and Harvard. 

USA
Steven Moy
CEO Barbarian
ABOUT

Steven Moy

Steven Moy is a hands-on agency CEO who lives by the philosophy “Speed is the New Black.” He has a strong track record of creating high-performing teams with new service offerings, strategic acquisition of capabilities and high-growth partnerships. For decades, Steven has worked on large-scale digital transformation and world-recognized initiatives for global brands including AMEX, McDonald’s, Marvel, Shiseido, Johnson & Johnson, CVS, LVMH, Samsung and AT&T.

Since joining Barbarian as CEO in 2019, Steven has fundamentally reshaped the agency. He has added over 20 new clients, launched 4 new business practices, brokered an alliance with sports media personality Jay Williams and hired new creative, strategy and technology leads. These accomplishments led Steven to be named to Campaign’s 40 Over 40 in 2020. In 2021, Fast Company honored Barbarian's 2020 social commerce innovation Mucinex Sickwear as a World Changing Idea and invited Steven to join its Board of Executives.

Prior to Barbarian, Steven served as US CTO at R/GA and was responsible for growing new business, creating new service offerings and monetizing its technology partnerships. Steven also created a new breed of client relationships for the agency, opening the doors to CIOs, CTOs and CDOs at Johnson & Johnson, Carnival and Shiseido. Additionally, Steven was part of the founding team to launch IPG’s first Global Adobe and Salesforce Technology Practices.

Before R/GA, he served as Isobar UK’s CEO and previously as the US Chief Commerce Officer where he shaped Isobar’s approach combining digital marketing and commerce that resulted in winning new clients including McDonald’s, Coach, Adidas and Mass Mutual. Prior to Isobar, Steven was the Regional Managing Director of SapientNitro and was responsible for all aspects of agency business, including the transition from Sapient to SapientNitro and 20% YOY revenue growth in New England.

Steven’s hands-on approach created long-lasting client relationships with burgeoning start-ups and household names.

Steven has previously served as a judge for The Drum Awards, EFFIEs and Campaign Awards.

India
Mukund Olety
Chief Creative Officer VMLY&R India
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Mukund Olety

Mukund Olety is currently the Chief Creative Officer at VMLY&R India. He is also a part of the senior leadership council and has a dual reporting line into Anil Nair, CEO of VMLY&R India and Valerie Madon, Chief Creative Officer, VMLY&R Asia. Mukund’s mandate includes driving the agency’s creative vision and nurturing its creative talent. His last assignment was with BBDO China as Group Creative Director.

Before joining VMLY&R, Mukund led award-winning creative teams at BBDO China on Mars Wrigley, Visa, and Volkswagen. A tenured agency professional, Mukund has also previously partnered with Ogilvy in Beijing to create digital and integrated campaigns for Nestle and Audi.

With experiences in India, China, and South-East Asia, Mukund at the rudder of the creative team with help develop and strengthen the creative capabilities in India in tandem with VMLY&R’s positioning of creating connected brands that add value for clients by harnessing creativity, technology, and culture.

With a career spanning nearly two decades, Mukund has also had stints with agencies such as Leo Burnett- Malaysia, O&M India, JWT, DDB Mudra and has worked on a host of reputed brands such as Mercedes, McDonald’s, Carlsberg, Samsung, Durex, Unilever, Maxis Telecom, Nike, ESPN, Bingo and Coke, just to name a few.

He has served on Jury panels and partnered with One Club to mentor young creatives. A winner of multiple awards, Mukund has won multiple awards at Spikes, WARC, EFFIES, LIA, among others.

Canada
Maddy O'Shaughnessy
Executive Producer Impossible Studios
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Maddy O'Shaughnessy

Maddy's career kicked off producing national spots for some of Canada’s largest, most recognizable brands including Walmart, RBC, the NHL and Hockey Night in Canada with the production team at Rogers. After 5 years at Rogers, Maddy moved onto a role as Sr Producer at HeydSaffer where she was responsible for major campaigns for Loblaws, Winners, Shoppers Drug Mart and OLG.


Maddy then spent the next few years working agency-side as a senior freelance producer  where she helped the teams at Wunderman Thompson, Momentum and Ogilvy on large-scale productions for accounts that include GM, Pizza Hut and Dove/Unilever.
In 2021 Maddy joined Impossible Studios where she serves as Executive Producer. Since joining the team, Impossible Studios has been working on national and international campaigns for brands like Mazda, Canada Goose, Joe Fresh, Coca Cola, Budweiser, MasterCard, Microsoft and Molson Canadian alongside BBDO London, Ogilvy, McCann, Universal Music, Anomaly and other global agencies.

Ecuador
André Pedroso
CCO MullenLowe Delta
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André Pedroso

I forged a distinguished advertising career in Brazil, commencing as a copywriter at DPZ and earning acclaim at national and international festivals. Twice named Brazil's best Creative Director by ABP, my portfolio boasts awards from prestigious festivals worldwide. Having worked at JWT, Y&R, and DM9DDB, I contributed to winning the Cannes Agency of the Year in 2009. In 2018, I joined DDB Colombia as CCO, leading a team for major brands.

I was recognized as Colombia's best Creative Director and propelled the agency to the top 2021 Effie Awards and Crema rankings. As CCO at Mullen Lowe Delta, I spearhead the agency's modernization, earning a nomination for the best agency at the Lux Festival two years in a row.

USA
Hollie Rapello
Co-Founder Raven Public Relations
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Hollie Rapello

Hollie co-founded Raven Public Relations on the idea that earned press only has value if the right people read it. Every day, she brings her two plus decades of knowledge, insights, and experience to brands, consultancies, and advertising agencies to meet their strategic goals. With an eye on what's  newsworthy and what isn't, Hollie ensures clients showcase their unique attributes. Raven’s modern approach to PR— merging paid digital media strategies with earned to delivers bottom-line results — has appeared in publications including Adweek and Digiday.

An industry insider, Hollie has held executive roles at some of the best-known agencies in the business, including Digitas, Y&R, and MullenLowe. She has a strong track record of skillfully managing the reputations of agencies and the C-suite alike. Today, with team members in Nashville and New York, Hollie helps deliver clients solid strategic counsel and results at Raven.

Hollie co-chaired the 4A’s PR Committee, which develops industry wide best practice protocols, and she lead the planning of its bi-annual communications summit featuring influential thinkers and journalists from publications including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, USA Today, Ad Age, Adweek, BuzzFeed, and many others.

A former agency new business lead, Hollie understands what it takes to court and win over Fortune 100 brands and brings that knowledge to bear in her PR work. A Tennessee native and New York expat, Hollie is an expert that many CEOs turn to for experience, advice, and publicity that drives business results.

USA
Caro Rebello
Group Creative Director DAVID Miami
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Caro Rebello

UAE
Ali Rez
Regional ECD Impact BBDO Group MENAP
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Ali Rez

Ranked amongst the Top 10 Executive Creative Directors in the world on the World Creative Rankings for 2021, and named South Asia Creative of the Year twice by Campaign magazine, Ali Rez is one of the most successful creative leaders in Asia. He has won more than 500 international accolades in his career spanning four continents, which include Cannes Lions, Clios, D&AD, Effie, and a United Nations Peace Medal – awards which have led him to be ranked No.1 Executive Creative Director in MENA and APAC in 2021.

Ali Rez’s work has been instrumental in Impact BBDO being named the No.2 most creative agency in the world in 2021, and has brought tremendous positive impact to business and social causes alike - he currently leads creative for the IMPACT BBDO Group across the MENAP region. Rez has been on the jury at every major global award show, and is a member of the D&AD UK Impact Council which champions global design and future initiatives for purposeful causes that put planet and people first.

Besides lecturing at Oxford University and St.Martin’s College, Rez has exhibited at Tate UK, spoken at Tedx, captained a cricket county team in California, and - being a firm believer that curiosity leads to creativity - has traveled to 132 countries.

USA
Alex Ruiz
Group Digital Director Disney Yellow Shoes Creative Group
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Alex Ruiz

Alex is an innovation-obsessed creative leader with a passion for all things social and digital. Forged by fun and curiosity, Alex has spent the last 20 years creating magic for Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. From hacking Google Street View with Pixar, to creating the world’s first hologram filter with Star Wars, to magically bringing animations of beloved Disney characters to life before the eyes of unsuspecting mall guests—Alex’s work has been featured in Adweek, Variety, TechCrunch, Mashable, BuzzFeed and The Huffington Post and awarded by the One Show, New York Festival Advertising Awards and more. He currently leads a cross-functional team dedicated to understanding what’s new and what’s next in the world of advertising innovation.

Germany
Maximillian Schoengen
Global Creative Strategist ServicePlan
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Maximillian Schoengen

A creative, specialized in Concept & Copy, with a strong strategic background. He strongly believes in the power of a good story. And that’s what he does. Always aiming to find the right story for a brand to tell. His stories have been awarded by the Cannes Lions, NYF, Webby Awards, CLIO, LIA, One Show, AME, ADC, Cresta, Red dot and what not.​As a member of the Creative Board he’s supporting all offices and agencies of the serviceplan group.  ​He repositioned Brands on a global scale and worked across all industries from automotive to FMCG to telecommunications. He is a Jury Member of the ADC Global, the German Film Academy and the hollywood A-List awards.​
He‘s been with serviceplan for the last 9 years. ​​

USA
Chelsea Steiger
Creative Director FRED & FARID Los Angeles
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Chelsea Steiger

In 2018, Chelsea joined the FRED & FARID team as Creative Director to help build the LA office. Since joining, she’s led award winning work for brands such as HP, Longchamp, Spotify, WEBTOON, Ladder Life, Concern Worldwide, Roxy, Peacock, among many more. Prior to FRED & FARID, she spent three years freelancing with top agencies such as Anomaly LA, 72andsunny and MullenLowe where she developed and launched campaigns for Diet Coke, Target, Facebook and HP. Steiger started her career working at Y&R New York where she was hired as an Art Director before graduating from SVA. There she worked on brands such as LG, Office Depot, Campbell’s and Pepperidge. During that time she achieved several awards from OneShow College, YoungGuns, Webbys, FIAP and Graphis. From Y&R, she was hired at The Community, working on clients such as Original Penguin, Corona Extra and Trident Gum. After 2 years in Miami, Steiger moved to 180LA where she worked on campaigns for Adidas, HP and Expedia. That work earned her recognition as A One Club ‘Next Creative Leader’ and multiple Cannes Lions, One Show and D&AD awards. In 2017 she landed a spot on the Business Insider 30 under 30 list and in 2019 she was named Adweek “Creative 100”.

Australia
Dylan Taylor
Creative Partner The Dylan Agency
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Dylan Taylor

Stated in 1989. Still writing. And working with great people. Founded own agency 12 years ago. Worked in Australia, the Middle East, and London. Won over 300 Awards. An agency of the Decade Award with BMF. In 2008, was the first Australian to be awarded the Irving Wunderman Award for lifetime achievement at the 30th Caples Award Show. In the same year, was awarded ADMA Direct Marketer of the Year in Australia. Looking forward to seeing some great work.

Sweden
Emma Thorp
CEO Publicis Sweden
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Emma Thorp

Emma is CEO of Publicis Groupe in Sweden since June 2021, leading the agencies Saatchi & Saatchi, MSL, Starcom and Zenith on the Swedish market. Emma has a long agency background and has worked in leading agency roles in the Nordics, UK and Australia.
Before joining Publicis, Emma was CEO of independent agency Scream, winning Agency of The Year and several advertising awards. Prior to this, Emma worked as Business Lead at Mindshare and MediaCom in Sydney, leading Unilever, MARS Wrigley and P&G in ANZ. During Emma’s years in Australia, she and her team won 6 Gold lions in Cannes and several awards in Festival of Media Global and Festival of Media Asia. Earlier in her career, Emma worked as regional lead for clients such as Samsung and L’Oréal.
Emma has also worked in marketing roles at Carlsberg and Mondelez. At Carlsberg, Emma was part of the Global Advertising Steering Group, developing communication for 120 markets under the award-winning concept “Probably the best beer in the world”.

Emma is a frequent jury member and passionate about marrying creativity, media, data and tech – this to create brilliant communication that moves brands and businesses forward. 

Singapore
Alfred Wee
Group Creative Director McCann Worldgroup Singapore
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Alfred Wee

With over 20 years of diverse experience in the creative industry, Alfred has garnered global recognition and prestigious awards, including EFFIES, The One Show, D&AD, Cannes, Spikes Asia, Clios, LIA, ADFEST, and the New York Festivals. Leading Singapore's groundbreaking Public Sector Practice at McCann Worldgroup, Alfred focuses on driving social impact and reshaping citizen behaviour. His impactful contribution consistently secured McCann Singapore the Agency of the Year honours. Beyond his professional achievements, Alfred supports young creative talent through initiatives like The Crowbar Awards. Additionally, he serves as an advisory member for esteemed institutions and universities, contributing to developing future creative leaders.