Creative Director, Mustard
Once an MTV VJ in New York, Simon currently resides in Hong Kong where he co-founded his own production company, Mustard. He has directed several commercials, music videos, branded entertainment, award-winning TV programmes and a feature film.
Creative Director, Splash Interactive
Guy is a fully integrated Art Director and Copywriter that has been working in the advertising industry for over 10 years, in both the UK and Asia. He works in a wide range of media, including TV, Radio, Outdoor, Press, Digital, Video Content, Social Media and Experiential.
Co-Founder & Creative Director, OFFSET
Together with his co-Founder David, they started motion-graphics agency OFFSET 4 years ago. Today, it is one of the biggest motions graphics agencies in the region, and they have worked with established clients such as Facebook, Google, Formula 1, Singapore Airlines, Jaguar, McDonald’s, among many others.
Board Member, Asia Content Marketing Association
Nik has extensive experience in content; he was a founding director of Newcast UK, ZenithOptimedia’s content unit in 2008. ZenithOptimedia was the first media agency to recognise the importance of content and Newcast was the first content unit of its type. In his seven years in the London office, Nik was instrumental in launching and rapidly growing the unit, expanding the offering to cover a full suite of content services including content strategy, original content creation, distribution and social.
Co-Founder, Anue Studios
Elvina Farkas is the co-founder, creative director and photographer at Anue Studios, a production agency specialising in beauty, fashion & commercial imagery for luxury clients. In what’s often considered a male-dominated industry, Elvina’s made a name for herself through her work, and has gone on to feature in international television shows such as Asia’s Next Top Model and the History’s Channel Photo Face-Off as well as local radio stations.
Vice President, Active TV
Michael Mckay is an award winning Executive Producer, Director and Creator of programming with over 30 years of network television experience. He has enjoyed worldwide recognition as an Executive Producer/Director of The Amazing Race franchise in Asia, Australia and Israel. Michael is also a multi award-winning sports production executive and recently returned to his roots with the production of Celebrity Car Wars for the History Channel.
Head of Marketing (APAC), Outbrain
Isabella is in charge of the overall marketing strategy, planning, and marketing revenue for the region. Beyond her full-time role at Outbrain, she has actively involved in the content marketing ecosystem – a member of IAB Singapore over the past three years, she is currentlythe Co-Chair of the IAB Content & Video Committee. She also sits on the board of ACMA – the Asia Content Marketing Association.
Chief Connecting Officer, Meshminds
Kay Vasey is a technology and media lawyer, specialising in content licensing, and the co-founder of MeshMinds – an impact investor in creative technology for good. MeshMinds works with global partners to build bridges between the art and technology worlds. Team members include experts covering VR, AR, 3D printing and IoT, amongst other disciplines, working with creators on ideas to drive the sustainable development of people and our planet.
Partner & Composer, Songzu
Gerard is an award winning composer with 25 years experience in the field of Music and Sound. As partner of renowned audio house Song Zu, Gerard has composed, conducted, orchestrated, arranged and produced numerous works for advertising campaigns, television, cinema, digital media and installations for clients ranging from Singapore Airlines to McDonalds, Singapore Armed forces to CCTV, STB to Unilever (FMCG) you name it… Gerard brings a unique understanding of all facets of audio production for Advertisers, Broadcasters and Content Producers.