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Aug 14, 2017

2017 Spikes Asia jury members announced

The festival has published the list of industry leaders who will be selecting the winning work at Spikes Asia 2017.

2017 Spikes Asia jury members announced

Spikes Asia has unveiled the the names of the 98 jury members who will judge the entries for the festival, taking place September 27 through 29 in Singapore. The panel is 40 percent female and hails from 17 countries. Images and bios are available on the Spikes Asia website.

The jury members are: 


Kate Stanners, Chairwoman & Global Chief Creative Officer, Saatchi & Saatchi (Global) - President
  • Michael Canning, Executive Creative Director, M&C Saatchi Sydney (Australia)
  • Tian It Ng, Chief Creative Officer, McCann Worldgroup (China)
  • Kainaz Karmakar, Chief Creative Officer – West, Ogilvy & Mather (India)
  • Nadya Kirillova, Creative Director, Dentsu Inc. (Japan)
  • Kim Pick, Creative Director, Colenso BBDO (New Zealand)
  • Lester Lee, Creative, Co-Founder, Blk J (Singapore) 
  • Rojana Chuasakul, Founder / Chief Creative Officer, Storyteller Bangkok (Thailand)


Josh Moore, CEO & Chief Creative Officer, Y&R ANZ (New Zealand) - President
  • Sheena Jeng, China Chair & Chief Creative Officer, Publicis (China)
  • Syed Mohammed Talha Nazim, Senior Executive Creative Director, Innocean Worldwide (India)
  • Patricia Ivana Wiroreno, Co-Founder / Chief Creative Officer, Katha (Indonesia)
  • Tatsuro Miura, Creative Director, Hakuhodo Inc. (Japan)
  • Thomas Yang, Deputy Executive Creative Director / Head of Art & Design, DDB Worldwide (Singapore)
  • Leigh Reyes, President & Chief Creative Officer, MullenLowe (The Philippines)
  • Kumkum Fernando, Creative Director, Ki Saigon (Vietnam)


  • Mark Tutssel, Global Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett & Creative Chairman, Publicis Communications (Global) - President
  • Rob Belgiovane, Group Chief Creative Officer, BWM Dentsu (Australia)
  • Go Sohara, Executive Creative Director, J. Walter Thompson (Japan)
  • Shi Ping Ong, Chief Creative Officer, FCB Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
  • Hwee Peng Koh, Creative Partner, Blak Labs (Singapore)
  • Jax Jung, Global Associate Creative Director, Cheil Worldwide (South Korea)
  • Judy Tao, Chief Creative Officer, Dentsu One Taipei (Taiwan)


  • Danny Bass, Chief Executive Officer, IPG Mediabrands (Australia) - President
  • Levent Guenes, Chief Growth Officer APAC, Havas Group (Asia Pacific)
  • Vivian Yeung, Managing Director, MediaCom (Singapore)
  • Deric Wong, Chief Executive Officer, OMD (Hong Kong)
  • Shekhar Banerjee, Chief Operating Officer, Madison Media (India)
  • Sanshiro Shimada, Executive Manager / Media Contents Producer, Hakuhodo DY Media Partners (Japan)
  • Jacquie Bennett, Group Head of Strategy, Dentsu Aegis Network (New Zealand)
  • Erin Hyunjoung Lee, Media Planning Director, Cheil Worldwide (South Korea)


Johnny Tan, Executive Creative Director, 72andSunny (Asia Pacific) - President
  • Kenny Choo, Chief Creative Officer, PG ONE / Publicis Communications, Great China
  • Jerome Le Cabellec, Creative Director, Team Creatif Asia (Indonesia)
  • Mutsumi Ajichi, Creative Director, ADK (Japan)
  • Ali Rez, Regional Creative Director, Impact BBDO Pakistan (Pakistan)
  • HyeKyung Hwang, Creative Design Director, CJ E&M (South Korea)
  • Damisa Ongsiriwattana, Executive Creative Director, SOUR Bangkok (Thailand)
  • Alice Ai Li Wang, Director, Alice Wang Design (Taiwan)


  • Yasuharu Sasaki, ECD, Head of Digital Creative, Dentsu Inc. (Asia Pacific) - PRESIDENT
  • Hamish Stewart, Executive Creative Director, R/GA Sydney (Australia)
  • Lili Jiang, Creative Director, Cheil (Hong Kong)
  • Feng Huang, Partner, Executive Creative Director, Co-founder, FRED & FARID Shanghai (China)
  • Mark Halliday, Managing Director APAC, OMG Programmatic (Asia Pacific)
  • Claudia Cristovao, Group Creative Director, AKQA (Japan)
  • Claire Waring, Executive Creative Director, SapientRazorfish (Singapore)
  • Kiyoung Kim, Executive Creative Director, Innocean Worldwide (South Korea)


Debby Cheung, President, Ogilvy Public Relations (China / Hong Kong) - PRESIDENT
  • Matthew Lackie, Executive Vice President, WE Communications (Asia Pacific)
  • Caryll Van Dort, Group Director, MSL (Sri Lanka)
  • Jackie Xu, Managing Director, Edelman (China)
  • Annalise Brown, Managing Director, Hidden Characters (Australia)
  • Valerie Pinto, Chief Executive Officer, Weber Shandwick (India)
  • Yusuke Shimano, Communication & PR Planner, Dentsu Inc. (Japan)
  • Sean Brown, General Manager, Mango Communications (New Zealand)


  • Jo de Fina, Executive Producer & Founder, The OTTO Empire (Australia) - President
  • Rajay Singh, Film Director/Founding Partner, Directors Think Tank (Malaysia)
  • Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, Director, Opticus Inc (India)
  • Show Yanagisawa, Film Director, THE DIRECTORS GUILD (Japan)
  • Tim Cheng, Chief Creative Officer, Grey Group (Singapore)
  • Lien Dang, Executive Producer, Echo Production (Vietnam)
  • Sanpathit Tavijaroen, Founder/Film Director, Dream Riders (Thailand)


  • Jeremy Craigen, Global Chief Creative Officer, Innocean Worldwide (Global) - President
  • Adam Bow, Head of Content, Carat Content (Asia Pacific)
  • Lizi Hamer, Regional Creative Director, Octagon (Asia Pacific)
  • Brendan Cravitz, Head of Content Production, Publicis One Japan (Japan)
  • Emily Bull, Executive Producer / Founder, (Australia)
  • Sarah Bishop, Director, Revolver/Will O'Rourke (Australia)
  • Matt Che, VP Marketing , Budweiser, AB InBev (APAC North)
  • Steve Lawler, Creative Director, EYEYAH! (Singapore)


  • Jean-Paul Burge, Chairman & CEO, BBDO (Asia) - President
  • Dominique Touchaud, Associate Director - Brand Building, Procter & Gamble (Asia Pacific) 
  • Naomi Troni, Global Chief Growth Officer, MullenLowe Group (Asia Pacific)
  • Dheeraj Sinha, Chief Strategy Officer, Leo Burnett (South Asia)
  • Sunny Hermano, Business Development Director, Havas Creative (Asia Pacific)
  • Sunshine Farzan, Head of Marketing, Independent (Hong Kong)
  • Jan Harling, Associate Global Media Investment Director, Huawei (Asia Pacific)


  • Bessie Lee, Founder & CEO, Withinlink (China) - President
  • Patrick Rona, Chief Digital Officer, McCann Worldgroup (Asia Pacific)
  • Iain Nealie, Creative Director, Google (Asia Pacific)
  • SheungYan Lo, Chairman, APAC Creative Council, J. Walter Thompson (Asia Pacific)
  • Kotaro Sasamoto, Managing Partner, Dentsu Ventures (Japan)
  • Dean Reinhard, Creative Technology Director, Iris Worldwide (APAC / Singapore)
  • Tessa Conrad, Global Operations Director for Digital & Innovation, TBWA (Global)


  • Amit Akali, Chief Creative Officer, Medulla Communications (India) - President
  • Michael Knox, Chief Creative Officer, Grey (Hong Kong)
  • Carol Ong, Deputy Executive Creative Director, McCann Health Greater China (China)
  • Valerie Madon, Chief Creative Officer, Creative Lead GSK, Havas (South East Asia)
  • Justine Metcalfe, Creative Partner, YOLO (Australia) 
  • Adam Weiss, Managing Director, Creative Director, CDM Tokyo (Japan)


  • Kazoo Sato, Chief Creative Officer, TBWA\Hakuhodo (Japan) - President
  • Matt Che, VP Marketing , Budweiser, AB InBev (APAC North) 
  • Shamir Tandon, Music Director & Managing Director, Music Boutique (India)
  • Simon Nasser, Managing Director, Warner Music (Singapore)

Spikes Asia further announced that the deadline for the entries has been extended to 18 August. 

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