Head of Creative Excellence (APAC & MEA), Publicis Groupe
Jason is the Head of Creative Excellence at Publicis Groupe, APAC, tasked with elevating the creative output of the Groupe’s most significant clients across the region. He was previously Chief Creative Officer of Leo Burnett Australia, where he led the agency with an entrepreneurial culture and progressive creativity.
Passionate about business transformation and design thinking, Jason enjoys helping brands navigate the ever-changing communications landscape. Under his leadership, Leo Burnett Australia had an enviable new business record, and is now one of the world's most creative agencies, delivering highly acclaimed projects like One House, Reword, #MyFamilyCan, BYO Cup Day, and many more.
In 2023, Jason has already gained significant recognition winning multiple Spikes GP’s, Cannes Lions, D&AD and Clio awards. In 2022, he won the coveted Cannes Lions Grand Prix for Innovation, was ranked #1 in Australia, and #23 globally in the WARC 100 Most Effective Campaigns, and Leo Burnett ranked as the #3 Most Creative Asia-Pacific Agency at Spikes Asia, receiving 2 Grand Prix’s for Innovation and Integrated.
In 2021, Leo Burnett Australia was honoured with being #3 Cannes Lions Regional Agency of the Decade (Pacific). With an impressive GP tally of multiple Cannes Lions including the inaugural GP for Good, gold D&AD pencils, GP One Show, and numerous Spikes and AdFest Grand Prix’s. Jason has also won over 700 awards, and his work is frequently showcased at Cannes Lions, D&AD, One Show, Clio, SXSW, Webby's, Spikes, Effies, and AWARD, establishing himself as a consistent creative trailblazer.
As a respected figure in the creative community, he has judged Cannes Lions Festival three times and D&AD twice, plus every other major global award show. He’s also served as a jury president at industry festivals including Spikes and AdFest, further solidifying his influence and expertise.
Passionate about nurturing future leaders, Jason founded the YoungGuns International Advertising Award, a festival designed to foster young creative talent. Recognised globally for celebrating under-30 creative leaders and influencers, YoungGuns pioneered the "youth award show" format. When he’s not working, Jason spends time with his family or searches out a mountain to bike or hike.
Global Creative Director, Hakuhodo Inc.
Naho has started her career in Hakuhodo since 1999 She has acquired various PR method for the first 4 years and since 2003 she has started her creative career as a copy writer and now expanded it to a global creative director Considering core idea based on female’s insight, she has produced many kinds of integrated solutions including planning and execution especially maximizing female sensitivity in the categories of cosmetic, toiletry, food, beverage, and fashion, and as some outcomes, awarded Cannes Titanium, Gold and Bronze Lion, ACC silver, and more.
Giving birth in 2008 and 2010 as a turning point, Naho has started to actively join a lot of projects relating mom and family She also published a book, book,“ and belongs to an internal research institute In recent years, Naho has been part of the
Hakuhodo International Unit and has been involved in creative management, including credential production, management of group awards, and operation of training platforms, in addition to regional campaign competition and current operations support for bases Naho has also been involved in a project with a domestic investment fund to scale up the startup business by committing to the management strategy formulation Naho has experienced to work in Vietnam Hakuhodo ( in 2018 and in Serviceplan (Munich Germany) in 2022 in 2019 jury at Spikes Asia, and in 2021 jury at Cannes Lions.
Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy Singapore
Having graduated in French Litterature and Philosophy, I began my career as a copywriter at Lowe Paris where I developed campaigns for Air France, France Telecom, Unilever, La Société Générale and Nestlé. I then moved to Bates France where I worked on Amnesty International, Seat, Georgia Pacific and Pfizer. At the time, CB News ranked me amongst the best French copywriters.
My work has been recognised in every major international creative and effectiveness shows and won top awards several time over, on almost every continents and in all categories from digital, press and film to activation, mobile and direct. Cannes Gold Lions, Grand Clio Awards, OneShow Gold pencils, D&AD pencils, New York Festival Golds, EFFIE awards and many others.
I joined Memac Ogilvy as Creative Director to develop an office in Tunis contributing to implement new capabilities, and helping grow and drive Memac Ogilvy Tunis to the top 10 EMEA agencies according to the Big Won 2012.
After Europe and Africa, I started working in Asia with Ogilvy Singapore where I have been in charge of global and regional accounts. From Allianz to Philips, Unilever to Mondelez and Coca-Cola, I have been instrumental in delivering award winning work on almost all the brands I have been involved in.
Since 2020, I am Chief Creative Officer of Ogilvy Singapore. And in 2022, I have been named South East Asia Creative Person of the Year by Campaign Asia.
Chief Creative Officer, Wundermanthompson Thailand
Introducing Park Wannasiri, a creative force in the ad business for over 18 years. He's the mastermind behind successful campaigns for global giants like Netflix, KFC, IKEA, KitKat, and more. With a trophy shelf filled with awards from Cannes Lions, D&AD, and Spikes, Park’s creativity knows no bounds. He's not just a creative genius but also a Cannes Young Lions representative and a respected jury member.
As the CO of Wunderman Thompson Thailand, Park keeps cooking up unconventional ideas that solve business issues and leave a lasting impact. Recognized as one of Thailand's most awarded creative directors and listed in the GENT by Tatler Asia, Park brings excitement and innovation to the advertising industry. Get ready to witness his out of the-box thinking and free-form ideas in action!
Thomas Hongtack Kim
Creative Solutionist / Founder of 2kg / CCO of Paulus / International Board of Directors of One Club for Creativity
Thomas Hongtack Kim is a Creative Solutionist and founder of ‘2kg’, Creative Solution Lab and also CCO of Paulus, Meta Creative Collective. Among other things, as International Board of Directors of One Club for Creativity, he joins TOCC's significant projects to keep the creative spirit alive. Before this, he has worked for Cheil Worldwide as an Executive Creative Director of Creative Innovation Group. Having worked in Korea, New York, Beijing, and Shanghai Thomas has dealt with a wide array of clients including Samsung Mobile.
His speciality is architecting the digital, social, and CSR platforms to create the practical solution as well as launching an ad campaign. Recent years he has focused on solving the social problems such as ‘environment’, ‘equality for gender and education’, ‘hunger and poverty’ and etc, and has built a new ecosystem of helping each other using blokchain. That’s why he has worked with UN’s Organization, NGOs, Government, University, and some Blockchain Companies these days. For this reason, he was invited to a judge and mentor 'Cannes Chimera', a project created by Bill Gates and Cannes Lions Alliance to solve the miserable and unequal situations around the world, and was the first judge of the SDG Pencil category created by the United Nations and One Show.
He has received numerous International Creative Awards and participated as a member of the jury such as Cannes Lions, One Show, One Show Asia, D&AD, Clio, LIA, New York Festival,, Adfest, Spikes Asia, Tambuli, Webby Awards,IF Design Awards… And he also has much experiences of keynote speeches such as Cannes Lions, One Show, Adfest, Spikes Asia, Google Taiwan,Yahoo Hong Kong, Anuncio Madrid, China 4A,TED X, and etc…
As a result, he was selected ‘Creator of the year’ 2012 for his creative excellence by Campaign Asia-Pacific and has been ranked in the Top 10 Executive Creative Directors worldwide in the Directory Big Won Rankings 2013 as the only Asian executive creative director. And also he received the Presidential Citation for Significant Contribution to Korea Advertising Industry. In addition to that, as a Visiting Professor of Yonsei University and a curator of Global Art Festival, he does everything he can to share creative culture with people.
佐々木 康晴 Yasuharu Sasaki
Chief Creative Officer and Managing Executive Officer, Dentsu Inc., Tokyo CEO, Creative, Dentsu Japan
Yasuharu (Yasu, to those who know him) is leading Creative Divisions in Dentsu Tokyo and dentsu Japan with a background in computer science whose curiosity has always found away into writing, digital design, and coding. Although he works in advertising, what inspires him extends well beyond into areas like hybrid arts, digital architecture, game design, and interactive product design. A self-professed ‘Geek,’ Yasu spends time inventing things in the field of next-generation communications.
In 1995 Yasu joined Dentsu, where he accomplished advertising’s greatest feat: staying at the same agency for 28 years. With additional stints at IconNicholson, StrawberryFrog and Dentsu America, Yasu has worked on clients such as Coca-Cola, Ezaki Glico, Google, Honda, Kirin Brewery, Shiseido, and Uniqlo. His list of awards includes Cannes Lions, D&AD, The One Show, Spikes, AdFest and CLIOs, of which he’s also been a jury member.
Sometimes, you’ll find Yasu kayaking anywhere from the rivers of Mongolia to the Hudson in New York. Always, however, he seems to be wearing a cool shirt.