James Hilton, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer, AKQA

James Hilton, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer, AKQA

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August 30, 2013  |  EngageLondon  |  No Comments

James Hilton is one of the world's most recognised and widely respected creative directors. 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

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Patrick Fischer, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Creativity Media

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August 29, 2013  |  EngageLondon  |  No Comments

Patrick has a diverse background in film finance, production and post-production. After graduating from the University of Westminster, Patrick began his career as in house Producer at the Gumball 3000 Rally. During his two-year tenure, Patrick produced two feature films; ‘Love Live Long’, helmed by Academy Award nominated director Mike Figgis and ‘3000 Miles’ featuring skateboarder Tony Hawk and Bam Margera of MTV’s Jackass. In 2007 Patrick left Gumball to set up the indie production company Red Sparrow, which went on to produce the Australian horror hit ‘Slaughtered’ and the UK thriller ‘Psychosis’ for Lionsgate. While producing at Red Sparrow, Patrick consulted on

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Matt Batten, Chief Creative Officer, Wunderman

Matt Batten, Chief Creative Officer, Wunderman

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August 28, 2013  |  EngageLondon  |  No Comments

Hailing from Australia where he is renowned as one of the most awarded and recognised integrated Creatives, Matt has been with Wunderman since 2008, and brought the Australian office to be shortlisted as DM Agency of the Year four times in a row and named Digital Agency of the Year in APAC in 2012. Matt was named one of Australia’s ‘Power 20’, nominated for Australian Direct Marketer of the Year, received the first award for Outstanding Contribution to the industry, served on the Cannes Direct Lions jury in 2011, was named Creative of the Year in the APAC Region. He has led

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Nadya Powell, Managing Director, MRY

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August 28, 2013  |  EngageLondon  |  No Comments

Nadya believes that the way ahead is to keep your eyes firmly on the future hence why she has been at the cutting edge of creative technology for 15 years.  At Grey Interactive she launched one of the first WAP sites, a multi-layered game for Cartoon Network, launched the first UK video banner for Oracle and won multiple awards for her work with Fairy Non Bio and Disney on the emergent Interactive TV platform. In 2004 she joined Dare and whilst there was the Board Representative for Barclays, Barclaycard and Vodafone.  During this time she launched Waterslide Extreme the first good

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Jeremy Ettinghausen, Creative Director and Partner, BBH London and BBH Labs

Jeremy Ettinghausen, Creative Director and Partner, BBH London and BBH Labs

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August 27, 2013  |  EngageLondon  |  No Comments

Jeremy Ettinghausen is a Creative Director and Partner at BBH London and at BBH Labs, BBH's R & D unit. Since joining in 2010 he has worked on Johnnie Walker, Barclays, Clarks, Yeo Valley and Christie's and has been part of the team that launched robotify.me among other digital initiatives. Previously he worked for 13 years at Penguin Books, most recently as Digital Publisher, where he launched a series of groundbreaking initiatives including the world’s first collaborative wikinovel and the first podcast from a trade publisher. He was responsible for We Tell Stories, the award-winning transmedia collaboration between authors and game-developers, We Make Stories, a story creation platform

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David Ripert, Head of YouTube Next Lab

David Ripert, Head of YouTube Next Lab

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August 26, 2013  |  EngageLondon  |  No Comments

David Ripert serves as Head of YouTube Next Lab EMEA, at Google. YouTube Next Lab is a global team focused on super-charging existing partners and creators, identifying new and rising talent, and driving ecosystem innovation through programs like the "Creator Playbook," "Next Up," and building creator spaces for them to collaborate, learn and grow. David was previously VP Content at Dailymotion in New York, after some years of experience at Netflix in Los Angeles, where he handled original content. David began his career with Intermedia Film in Los Angeles, in the production financing and distribution of feature films. He received

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