Judges for 2019


Kathy Kline (Head Juror)
Global Chief Strategy Officer at Starcom

Laurie Blair
Senior Director, Brand Marketing, Walgreens

Esther Franklin
EVP Managing Director Strategy and Cultural Fluency, Spark Foundry

Nicole Kane
Group VP, Consumer Interaction Practice, Epsilon

John Manley
EVP, Head of Strategy, Geometry

Alycia Mason
VP, Media, Digital & CRM, McDonald’s Corporation

Chad Maxwell
EVP, Product & Growth, Kelly Scott Madison

Preeti Nadgar
Head, Comms Planning, PHD Chicago

Caitlin Winkworth
Managing Director, OMD


Grant Owens (Head Juror)
Chief Strategy Officer at Critical Mass

Patti Kim
Manager, Creative Partnerships at Netflix

RG Logan
SVP Strategy at Truth Initiative

Desirée Lopez
CEO at Flamingo

Phil York
Head Of Global Marketing and Brand, Infiniti

Allison Humphries
VP Strategy at McCann Canada


Jane Lacher (Head Juror)
EVP Group Director Strategy and Investment at Zenith Media

Kristen D'Arcy
Vice President Integrated Marketing and Media, American Eagle Outfitters

Marjorie Hall
Chief Marketing Officer, PlowShare Group, Publicis Health

Tracy-Ann Lim
Head of Media, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Beth Egan
Associate Professor, Syracuse University

Lloyd Lorenzsonn
Consumer Experience (CX) & Marketing Innovation Leader, Consumer Products, Georgia-Pacific LLC

Jonathan Lee
Chief Strategy Officer, Grey

John Roberts
Chief Strategy Officer/Partner, Truth Collective

Jonny Stark
Group Chief Strategy Officer, MullenLowe Group Singapore

Tahaab Rais
Regional Head of Strategy & Truth Central, Chair - MENAT Strategic Community

Lilian Galarraga
Group Strategy Director, Tribal Worldwide

Scott MacLeod
Director of Strategy, The Via Agency

John Barker
CEO, Barker

Raig Adolfo
Chief Strategy Officer, 360i

Paul Savaiano
Head of Strategy, Walrus


Yusuf Chuku (Head Juror)
Chief Strategy Officer at VMLY&R

Nicolas Chidiac
Chief Strategy Officer, Rokkan

Mark Taylor
Chief Creative Officer, MeringCarson

Dirk Herbert
Chief Strategy Officer, Dentsu Aegis Network

Uma Mantravadi
Independent Strategist

Christine Villanueva
Chief Strategy and Brand Officer, Walton Isaacson

Melissa Parsey
Head of Strategy, co:collective


Erica Herman (Head Juror)
SVP, Director of Brand Planning at Cramer-Krasselt

Jitender (Jeetu) Dabas
Chief Strategy Officer, McCan Worldgroup India

Eliza Esquivel
Consultant, Global Marketer

Sigrid Jakob
Independent Strategist

Andy Last
CEO, MullenLowe salt

Tamera Gugelmeyer
Global Head of Brand Strategy & Social Impact, Executive Consultant

Andrea Ring
Chief Strategy Officer, Big Spaceship

Venetia Taylor
Head of Creative Strategy, Google

Les Green
Senior Brand Director, Nike Global Marketing

Freya Williams
CEO, North America. Futerra


Jess Seilheimer (Head Juror)
SVP, Strategic Development at Intouch Solutions

Christina Pantelias
Executive Director of Strategic Planning, RP3

Lachlan Badenoch
Chief Strategy Officer, Senior Partner, Carmichael Lynch

Meghan Rivera
Vice President, Head of Women's Health Sales and Marketing, AMAG Pharmaceuticals

Kara Buckner
CSO, Fallon