David Blecken

David Blecken is executive editor, Campaign Japan, based in Tokyo. He joined Media in 2007 and was features editor when the magazine relaunched as Campaign Asia-Pacific in 2010. He later served as deputy editor in Hong Kong before launching Campaign Japan in 2016.

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AKQA's leadership changes in Japan
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1 day ago

AKQA's leadership changes in Japan

Yoichiro Basso has left the agency after two years, one of which was its strongest so far.

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How blockchain is helping Asian advertisers (or not)
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May 16, 2019

How blockchain is helping Asian advertisers (or not)

Brands’ recent experiments suggest the public-ledger technology can be a real asset for marketers, but some remain unconvinced.

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Dentsu sees Q1 organic growth fall, prepares for new corporate structure
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May 15, 2019

Dentsu sees Q1 organic growth fall, prepares for ...

The advertising giant is optimistic about major upcoming events in Japan and sees a planned new holding company improving alignment between domestic and international operations.

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Dentsu establishes a digital-focused media agency in Japan
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May 13, 2019

Dentsu establishes a digital-focused media agency ...

Dentsu Media Runway will combine Dentsu employees and new recruits.

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Key IPG Japan gender equality advocate leaves for Apple
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May 13, 2019

Key IPG Japan gender equality advocate leaves for Apple

Satoko Takada served as creative director and co-chair of the Women's Leadership Network.

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Dentsu wants brands to display their ‘skeletons’
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May 10, 2019

Dentsu wants brands to display their ‘skeletons’

Sponsors of the international Suke Suke Exhibition will have a chance to engage people by showing the inner workings of their products.

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