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Jul 8, 2016

Spikes Asia books first speakers for 2016

McCann's Harris Diamond, iProspect's Ruth Stubbs, JWT's Matt Eastwood among global and regional leaders slated to appear.

Spikes Asia books first speakers for 2016

SINGAPORE - Spikes Asia 2016, taking place 21 to 23 September in Singapore, will feature speakers ranging from leaders of newly formed startups to experienced industry leaders, covering technology, customer experience, content creation, the crossover between culture and creativity, and more.

Speakers confirmed so far for this year include:

  • Harris Diamond, chairman and CEO, McCann Worldgroup
  • Tony Hertz, creative and managing drector, Tony Hertz: Radio & Brand Sound
  • Matt Eastwood, worldwide chief creative officer, J. Walter Thompson
  • Anathea Ruys, head of Fuse, Asia Pacific, Omnicom Media Group
  • Fred Raillard, CEO and co-founder, Fred & Farid
  • Peter Grasse, executive producer, Dictionary Films
  • James Hurman, founder and principal, Previously Unavailable
  • Chris Clarke, chief creative director, international, DigitasLBi
  • Amy Chen, co-founder, Bowhead Technology
  • Ruth Stubbs, CEO, iProspect APAC
  • Marko Klijn, ringmaster, Cirkus
  • Rohan Philips, vice president, products and strategy, Asia Pacific, Xaxis
  • Neha Tejuja, regional strategic planner, Wunderman Singapore
  • Raymond Chin, executive creative director, SapientNitro
  • Kentaro Kimura, executive creative director, Hakuhodo Kettle
  • Marc Curtis, head of labs, TMW Unlimited
  • Eric Cruz, executive creative director, AKQA
  • Minah Kim, director, user experience team, Cheil Worldwide
  • Yonathan Dominitz, founder, Mindscapes
  • Zhenhan Hao, artist
  • Joanna Catalano, head, creative agency APAC business, Google

“Spikes Asia is where regional ideas and a global outlook combine to inspire and expand the minds of those in attendance," said Terry Savage, chairman, Spikes Asia. "With some industry heavyweights alongside the brightest rising stars, the programme strikes a balance between creativity, technology and content creation.”

Early bird delegate passes are available until midnight SGT 13 July. The full Spikes delegate package provides access to all festival events, including the awards ceremony and after-party.

Please see for additional information. 

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