Olivia Parker
Jul 11, 2018

Spikes 2018: all Jury Presidents announced

Spikes today revealed the 13 people who will lead the juries judging work at the Spikes Festival of Creativity in Singapore this September.

Clockwise from top left: Claudia Cristovao, Sudeep Gohil, Ali Rez, Craig Chester, Tara Ford, Tuomas Peltoniemi and Laura Nakhla
Clockwise from top left: Claudia Cristovao, Sudeep Gohil, Ali Rez, Craig Chester, Tara Ford, Tuomas Peltoniemi and Laura Nakhla

The Spikes Festival of Creativity has announced the 13 Jury Presidents who will lead panels of experts to assess the work submitted in 21 categories from creative teams around Asia.  

The festival, which will be held from 26-28 September at Suntec in Singapore, has a new director this year, Joe Pullos, who said this year's line-up of Presidents would ensure only the very best work is recognised and celebrated. 

"We’re delighted to have such respected leaders involved with Spikes Asia to share their vision of creativity for people from across Asia Pacific to be inspired,” said Pullos.

The Jury Presidents are listed below - find their full profiles here

Brand Experience & Activation, Direct and Glass Jury President
Tara Ford, Executive Creative Director, DDB Sydney, Australia

Creative Effectiveness Jury President
Sudeep Gohil, Formerly Chief Strategy Officer & Managing Partner, Publicis Worldwide, India

Design and Print & Outdoor Craft Jury President
Ali Rez, Regional Creative Director, Middle East & Pakistan, BBDO, UAE

Digital, Mobile and Digital Craft Jury President
Claudia Cristovao, Head of Brand Studio, APAC, Google, Japan

Entertainment Jury President
Ben Hartman, Managing Director, APAC, Octagon, Australia

Film, Integrated and Print & Publishing Jury President
Pete Favat, Chief Creative Director, North America, Deutsch, USA

Film Craft Jury President
Karen Bryson, Executive Producer, FINCH, Australia

Clockwise from top left: Agnello Dias, Pete Favat, Ben Hartman, Scott Kronick, Amrita Randhawa and Karen Bryson

Healthcare Jury President
Craig Chester, Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, Australia

Innovation Jury President
Tuomas Peltoniemi, President, Asia and Innovation Director, TBWA\Digital Arts Network, Singapore

Media Jury President
Amrita Randhawa, CEO Mindshare Asia Pacific & Executive Chair, Mindshare, Greater China

Music Jury President
Laura Nakhla, Head of Synchronisation, Warner Music Asia, Hong Kong

Outdoor and Radio & Audio Jury President
Agnello Dias, Chief Creative Officer & Founder, Taproot Dentsu, India

PR Jury President
Scott Kronick, Chief Executive, PR & Influence, Asia, Ogilvy, China

The early bird deadline for entering Spikes 2018 is July 20. Find more details on key dates, how to enter, competitions and training at Spikes at www.spikes.asia

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