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2024 Young Lions
Jury Members

  • Angela Zepeda, Chief Marketing Officer, Hyundai Motor America

  • Daisy Gunn, Group Director, Strategy, Initiative

  • DaLeyna Adkinson, Director, Brand Heat & Culture Marketing, PUMA North America

  • David Mackereth, SVP, Group Creative Director, Digitas

  • Ivo Gerscovich, Chief Business & Brand Officer, Sonic the Hedgehog; Senior Vice President, Sega

  • Jason Kahner, Global Chief Client Officer, Grey Group

  • Jatinder Singh, Global Head of Data & AI, Accenture Song

  • John Long, SVP, Creative, Digitas

  • Leah Meranus, CEO, North America, Dentsu X

  • Lucas Heck, WhatsApp CX Global Creative Lead, Meta

  • Maria Van Buskirk, Head of Strategy, Media by Mother

  • Martins Zelcs, Group Creative Director, INNOCEAN USA

  • Michelle Taite, Chief Marketing Officer, Intuit Mailchimp

  • Mike Wente, VP, Head of Creative Marketing and Brand Design, Verizon

  • Nat Resende, SVP, Group Creative Director, Digitas

  • Patty Morris, Marketing Executive, State Farm Insurance

  • Paul Richardson-Owen, Global Digital Lead (Apple), OMD USA

  • Srishti Alette, UX Design Lead, Google

  • Steph Cajucom, Creative Director, Translation

  • Taryn Crouthers, President, ATTN:

  • Thas Naseemuddeen, Chief Executive Officer, Omelet

  • Alex Foster, ECD & Head of Production, Lippe Taylor

  • Alex Ryan, Chief Content Officer, Initiative

  • Amber Ward, CEO, Invisible North

  • Andrea Nordgren, Founder, Director, Executive Producer, Heroine Films

  • Brad Roth, President & Partner, Known Originals, Known

  • Ciro Sarmiento, Chief Creative Officer, Colle McVoy

  • David Motter, EVP Creative, TPN

  • Della Mathew, SVP, Executive Creative Director, 22Squared

  • Fernando “Bisnaga” Passos, Creative Director, Pereira & O'Dell

  • George Bryant, Global Chief Creative Officer, Golin

  • Julie Rutigliano, Creative Director, Pereira & O'Dell

  • Justin Osborne, Global Head / VP, Growth Marketing, Blizzard Entertainment

  • Marie Rönn, Global Group Creative Director, Spotify 

  • Michelle Tang, Global Chief Growth Officer, McCann

  • Monica Herman, Executive Creative Director, Giant Spoon

  • MyTran Dang, Creative Director, Mojo Supermarket

  • Perle Arteta, Creative Director, VML

  • Ryan Murphy, Group Creative Director, Klick Health

  • Ashley Cole, Vice President of Global Content, Visa

  • Brad Feinberg, AmCom, VP Media & Digital, MolsonCoors

  • Carryl Pierre-Drews, EVP, Chief Marketing Officer, IAB

  • Fahad Ahmed, Director, The Chief Marketing Officer Program, Deloitte

  • Grace Teng, Chief Media Officer, Scale by Zambezi

  • Gwen Maass, VP, Media, Quad

  • Jamie Kozma, EVP, Portfolio Lead: Health, UM

  • Jeff Jelderks, Senior Director of Media, Columbia Sportswear

  • John Tuchtenhagen, Director Integrated Media, North America, Google

  • Lynn Lewis, Global Chief Marketing Officer, UM

  • Marcy Greenberger, Chief Investment Officer, UM

  • Michele Fino, Head of Branded Entertainment, Crackle

  • Michelle Wong, Chief Marketing Officer, Sprinkles

  • Patti Kim, VP Business Development, Live Nation

  • Randi White, Senior Vice President, Day One Agency

  • Sara Light, US and LATAM Planning Lead, Expedia Group

  • Shannon Womack, Managing Director, Lifecycle Marketing, Delta Air Lines

  • Stephanie Paterik, GM of Editorial & Editor in Chief, The Trade Desk

  • Thiago Cruz, Grey NY Chief Creative Officer, Grey Group

  • Twyla Huang-DiSimone, SVP, Integrated Ad Sales Marketing, Warner Bros. Discovery

  • Will Wiseman, Chief Strategy Officer, US, Initiative

  • Britt Cushing, Managing Director, Head of Communications Planning, OMD

  • Emmanuel Marques, Global Head of Media, Growth and Performance Marketing, Pfizer

  • Jeffrey Spivock, Senior Vice President, Communications Planning, Weber Shandwick

  • Jennifer Bridie, VP, Marketing Communications & Strategy, Southwest Airlines

  • Jessica Adelman, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Mars North America

  • Jimmy Bennett, Global Head of Brand Engagement, Wendy's

  • Josh Kovolenko, SVP Marketing - Factual, Warner Bros. Discovery

  • Julie Bowerman, Chief Marketing Officer, Kellanova

  • Katy Hendricks, EVP, Business Strategy & Growth, Powell Communications

  • Kristen Buckley-White, VP, Marketing, American Dream

  • Lauren Danis, Chief Communications Officer, Eventbrite

  • Lisa Zahn, Director PR & Social Media, Campbell's

  • Michelle Froah, Global Chief Marketing & Innovation Officer, ETS

  • Michelle Stevenson, Executive Director, Marketing and Communications, Milken Institute

  • Minakshi Radhakrishnan, Senior Director, Brand & Strategy, Kendo/Lip Lab (LVMH)

  • Nicole Mayo Joseph, Senior Vice President, Client Experience, Weber Shandwick

  • Patricia (Patty) Bloom, Head of External Communications and Public Relations, Deloitte Digital

  • Robyn Adelson, Chief Strategy Officer, North America, Weber Shandwick

  • Rose Montag, PR & Corporate Communications Manager, Nespresso

  • Sally Schiff, Vice President, Internal, Executive & Owner Communications, Hilton

  • Sophie Gold, President, Eleanor

  • Alexa Levine, Partner, McKinsey & Co

  • Ben Winkler, Senior Consultant,

  • Camilla Ciappina, Associate Creative Director, McCann New York

  • Craig Elimeliah, Global Chief Creative Officer, /prompt

  • Damien Collot, Creative Type Director, Monotype

  • David Smail, Group Creative Director, PPK

  • Emily Portnoy, Chief Strategy Officer, McCann New York

  • Flavia Gomes Guetter, Senior Brand Advertising Manager, Restaurants Brand International

  • Guilherme Racz, SVP Group Creative Director, McCann New York

  • Jill Lyons, SVP, Creative Operations, Maximum Effort

  • Katie Edmondson, Creative Director, R/GA

  • Katie Keating, Co-Founder / Co-Chief Creative Officer, Fancy LLC

  • Kelly McCormick, Creative Director, WorkInProgress

  • Rebecca (Schefkind) Friedman, Associate Creative Director, LinkedIn

  • Rick Williams, Co-Founder,

  • Sara Soskolne, Creative Type Director, Monotype

  • Siggi Oddsson, Design Director, Jones Knowles Ritchie


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