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Dr Wright has more than 25 years of experience in the fields of information technology and security. He has been a lecturer and researcher in computer science at Charles Sturt University, authored many articles, academic papers, and books, and spoke publicly at conferences on IT, security, Bitcoin, and other topics relating to digital currency. Many of Dr Wright’s research findings and publications continue to be presented at academic and business conferences.

He commands great respect, particularly within the Indian client fraternity because of the number of brands he has partnered to build. He also led the campaign that brought the BJP to national power in 2014 with the famous lines abki baar Modi Sarkar – this time Modi government and ache din aane wale hain – good days are going to come.

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In 2012 he founded the Bitcoin Foundation to support and nurture the development of the bitcoin currency. San Francisco Bay Area Aaron Van Wirdum Aaron van Wirdum is a freelance journalist writing about the bitcoin/blockchain space. Frankfurt Willy Woo Willy Woo describes himself as a nomad, entrepreneur and investor following the bitcoin space and mindfulness.

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Asa won a D&AD best new blood award on graduation from The University of Northumbria at Newcastle. Throughout his career he has won various accolades including The Scottish design awards, The New York Festivals, Communication Arts, The Drum Awards, the Pentawards, Design Week, DBA Design Effectiveness Awards, and a D&AD pencil.

Born in Spain, she has worked in Madrid, New York and London, where she is currently based. As Partner and Executive Creative Director, Matt Murphy has continually pushes 72andSunny to innovate with art, technology and entertainment, producing culturally-impactful work that has been recognized in every prestigious award show in the industry. He’s a born tinkerer and is always looking for new ways to create opportunities with all of our brand partners. In his spare time, Matt is a painter and sculptor, looking to push his thinking forward by manifesting new ways ideas can come to life.

Magazine & Newspaper Design Judges

Diego is the President and CCO of Grey Latam, President of Grey Argentina and member of the global board. In his 24 years of career, he has worked in several acclaimed agencies such as such as Turner, Havas, Publicis and Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi before Grey, receiving more that 100 Lions.

She is a multi-platform producer with more than twelve years of experience in film, TV, advertising and digital content across Australia, India and South East Asia. She has produced award winning TVC campaigns, including Nike’s Hyper Court and Tinder’s Interracial Couple Emoji project. Her clients include Vodafone, Nike, Adidas, Lego, Pepsi, McDonald’s, IBM and Samsung to name a few. In addition to her work at Heckler, she has produced a documentary short exploring the hotels in the holy Indian city of Varanasi where people of strong faith go to die in the hopes of achieving salvation. The project has garnered international attention with broadcasters in Australia, Japan, Europe and New Zealand expressing interest in airing the film. The film picked up a Gold and the Judges’ Award at the Australian Cinematographer Society Awards and a Silver for Editing at Oslo International Film Festival and the trailer has also been featured in Best Ads of the World .

Sound Design & Use Of Music Judges

Zoha has written an article in The Guardian about the progression of financial services in the Middle East. She has been running workshops and presenting talks about AI impact on creativity with organisations like Advertising Week, Hyper Island, Future London Academy, LoopMe AI, Hardware Pioneers and iXDA.

André Laurentino, better known as Dedé, is the CCO of Ogilvy UK. Brazilian born Dedé was one of Brazil’s most awarded art directors for 10 years. He then became a copywriter and soon went on to win the same accolades in his new role.

Graphic Design Judges

Her campaign for Harvey Nichols was ranked the number two press campaign in the world. She has served as a jury member at Cannes Lions, Art Director’s Club, Clio, Adfest and New York Festivals.

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As one of the founding members of the UK Government’s Policy Lab, Cat pioneered the use of data science and design in policymaking, and introduced speculative design to Government for the first time. Cat speaks widely about the value of design and co-presents BBC Radio 4 The Fix, bringing a design approach to 7 million listeners. At the Design Council, Cat brings together design practices of architecture and the built environment, public sector design and business innovation to create inclusive places and support people live healthier, happier and safer lives. Cat is an RSA Fellow and a member of The Point People network for collective systems change.

Book Design Judges

His real life began when he got invited into the depths of the late Propaganda Films where he learnt the craft of production, which he still promotes to this day now in the form of a producer. The highlight was producing the D&AD Black Pencil winning Cadbury’s Gorilla in 2008. In 2010 Matthew decided to start his own production company Riff Raff Films, with the vision to find new creative talent and build them up the hard way to take on the world. Dave Slade has been Nexus Studios’ most senior editor for the last 10 years.

Along the way, winning the first ever yellow pencil for ‘Viral’ for work on the Guardian. Kate has art directed design, identity and innovation projects for some of the world’s most revered brands including Campari, Fortnum & Mason and Hauser & Wirth and Hendricks Gin. Kate continues to direct the design teams across some of the most creatively exciting platforms including immersive worlds, photography and film. Previously Kate has worked at Pearlfisher and Coley Porter Bell, having graduated from Somerset College Of Art and Technology in 1999. Here Design is a company of thinkers, writers, designers and makers working together to create beautiful and useful things. Elise leads communications agency word-design, offering a rare mix of strategy, design and writing services, with specialist expertise in brand voice and identity.

With over ten issues, The Plant has forged collaborations with Juergen Teller, Simone Rocha, Wolfgang Tillmans, Takashi Homma, Margaret Howell, Paul McCartney and many more. Sheena is one of the best known and most respected creative in China, according to the R3 Creative survey. Prior to joining McCann, she has played leadership roles at pioneering agencies such as Ogilvy, D’Arcy, DDB Group Greater China and Publicis China. Her beliefe is to continue raising the bar and the result of winning awards comes naturally. She is much in demand as a Jury President in China, Jury panel in Asia and global award shows, and has recently invited as speaker in Spikes, also judged One Show, LIA China, Clio in 2019 and is going to be the Grand Jury in New York Festival 2020. She also actively involved in industry affairs contributing her specialty and learnings. She is Co-Chair in China Mobile Marketing Association, Vice president in China Advertising Association of Commerce.

  • The company provides a wide range of financial services on its platform, including a payments app, fiat/crypto Visa debit card, crypto lending and credit, and an exchange.
  • He is a seasoned entrepreneur based in Hong Kong who has a successful track record of building and scaling companies rapidly to multimillion dollar revenues.
  • In that time he first came into contact with blockchain and immediately saw the potential, so here the blockchain deep dive journey started.
  • After working in the London studio, moved across the Atlantic to join the San Francisco team.
  • Prior to his roles at HEIMAT and TBWA\ Matthias successfully led Ogilvy & Mather, Frankfurt as Managing Director.

San Juan, Puerto Rico Jerry Brito Jerry Brito is executive director of Coin Center. He was a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and director of its Technology Policy Program. His research focuses on technology and Internet policy, copyright, and the regulatory process. Greater Boston Area Kevin Werbach Kevin Werbach is an American academic, businessman and author. Since 2004, Werbach is an Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. His work focuses on the intersection of business, policy, and emerging technologies in areas such as broadband, blockchain, and big data.

Ceren Bagatar is Senior Design Lead at Philips Design, creating user-centered solutions for healthcare domains, lately for Monitoring & Analytics and Therapeutic Care. She is a well-travelled creative who has designed solutions for healthcare, public transport, sustainable energy and consumer lifestyle in Europe, USA and Asia.

Pansy is a Creative Lead, to be more specific, an art director-conceptual creative-tech geek. She’s worked in various leading agencies, solving problems with creativity across different media. She enjoys lending her skills to not-for-profit organisations, creating awareness campaigns for them in her own time. She’s also a mentor at JOLT, SCA and SheSays, sharing her experiences with other minority and female creatives, and being a role model who they can relate to.

In September 2019, The Guardian launched a new brand idea and line ‘Hope is Power’. This was anchored in the strong mission of The Guardian’s journalism and built on the idea that the clarity and imagination of The Guardian’s reporting builds hope for change.

In the last two years, Chiat\NY has transformed itself, resulting in industry and cultural recognition, including making #5 on the 2019 AdAge A-List, becoming one of Fast Co’s Most Innovative Companies, and ADWEEK’s Network of the Year. Chris is most proud of his partnerships at Chiat\NY, where creativity is owned by the entire agency, not just the namesake department. After graduating from Central St Martins with an MA in Graphic Design Ceri spent four years at IPC magazines as a designer within the Sports publishing group before joining Sky. Now a Creative Director Ceri has been lucky enough to pretty much see it all. Highlights include, directing Lionel Messi, filming exploding glaciers while hanging out of a helicopter, and leaping across the F1pitt lane to avoid Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari! As part of the Senior Leadership team at Sky Creative Agency, Ceri is a brand and broadcast specialist, and has successfully led design teams on countless high-profile projects, including programme identities for the Premier League, The Ryder Cup Formula 1.

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