/// James Hilton, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer, AKQA
Since co-founding AKQA in 1995, James has been at the forefront of an industry which has seen the company grow to become the world’s most respected agency. AKQA has offices in London, Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, New York, Washington DC, San Francisco, Shanghai, Tokyo, Portland and Atlanta.
As a world leader in design and creativity, James has collected a multitude of global awards including Grand Prix and Gold Cannes Lions, and has also served as a judge for Cannes Lions, Webby Awards, D&AD, and as Jury Chairman for the Clio Awards and Eurobest. He has been appointed into the Creativity 50, a list of the world’s 50 most influential and inspiring creative personalities alongside Apple’s Jonathan Ive. Often speaking on the international circuit, James is also a visiting lecturer at the world’s most recognized and respected creative schools and universities.
Campaign magazine has named James as the UK’s number one Digital Creative Director for two consecutive years.