Roman Ptakowski and Sallie Baskervill to lead AKQA’s Atlanta studio

Roman Ptakowski and Sallie Baskervill to lead AKQA’s Atlanta studio

AKQA has promoted Roman Ptakowski to General Manager, and Sallie Baskervill to Director of Client Services. Roman and Sallie will lead the Atlanta studio, its partnerships and client collaborations. Prior to Roman’s appointment as General Manager, he served as Director of Client Services in Atlanta, overseeing assignments for Delta Air Lines, Universal Parks and Resorts, […]

AKQA’s student competition invites a new generation to Create Tomorrow

AKQA’s student competition invites a new generation to Create Tomorrow

Future Lions 2018, AKQA’s global undergraduate competition to discover a new generation of creative talent and showcase inspirational and innovative thinking, is now accepting entries. Returning for its 13th year, in collaboration with the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, AKQA Future Lions challenges students to push the boundaries, connecting an audience of their choosing […]

Wayne Deakin Joins Huge EMEA as Executive Creative Director

Wayne Deakin Joins Huge EMEA as Executive Creative Director

Global brand experience agency Huge announced the appointment of Wayne Deakin as Executive Creative Director to head up its London and European offering. At Huge, Deakin will work alongside Managing Director Mark Manning across the full client base and will be responsible for delivering the creative vision for the agency in the region. Mark Manning, […]

AKQA promote Aivory Gaw to Director of Business Development

AKQA promote Aivory Gaw to Director of Business Development

AKQA has promoted Aivory Gaw to Business Development Director for AKQA London. Aivory has been with AKQA since 2013 as a Client Services Lead, and previously as Associate Planning Director. As the youngest member of London’s leadership team, Aivory will be responsible for driving growth across AKQA’s London studio, and reports to Managing Director, Sam Kelly. Before […]

evian Launches #HeroTheZero Initiative with Support from AKQA

evian Launches #HeroTheZero Initiative with Support from AKQA

evian has announced that all of its plastic bottles will be made from 100% recycled plastic by 2025, adopting a ‘circular approach’ to plastic usage. Working in close relationship with an ecosystem of partners, including Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Loop Industries and The Ocean Cleanup, evian will move from a linear model to a circular one where all […]

AKQA appoints Jo Hickson as Head of Technology

AKQA appoints Jo Hickson as Head of Technology

AKQA announces the appointment of Jo Hickson as Head of Technology to lead the core practice out of AKQA’s London studio. This appointment furthers AKQAs ability to meet clients requests for brand experiences powered by the latest technology, including conversational interfaces, data and connected products. Jo will report to Sam Kelly, Managing Director of AKQA’s […]

Bungie and Activision team up with AKQA to Launch the Destiny 2 Ghost Skill

Bungie and Activision team up with AKQA to Launch the Destiny 2 Ghost Skill

Bungie, Activision, and AKQA announced the launch of the Destiny 2 Ghost Skill for Alexa devices.  Bringing to life the ultimate video game sidekick, this announcement is putting gaming at the centre of the smart home, and the first-ever integrated voice companion in a live game experience. AKQA designed a unique, innovative way to enhance […]

AKQA Hires Kirsten Haitz as Executive Analytics Director

AKQA Hires Kirsten Haitz as Executive Analytics Director

AKQA announces the appointment of Kirsten Haitz as the Executive Analytics Director to lead the growing Analytics and Data Science practice out of AKQA’s San Francisco studio. This expansion will help the Data team evolve the ability to deliver highly sophisticated solutions to complex and challenging client requirements. Kirsten will report directly into Michael Andrew, […]