Mindshare’s Gowthaman Ragothaman: ‘Industry is at the cusp of that ‘Aha’ moment, but is not there yet’

Mindshare’s Gowthaman Ragothaman: ‘Industry is at the cusp of that ‘Aha’ moment, but is not there yet’

Mindshare is placing its FAST (Future Adaptive Specialist Team) integrated performance unit at the heart of its business going forward. According to the agency, FAST is an integrated service that joins together with traditional media planning and buying services, enabling maximum efficiency in driving insights, targeting, allocating investment, activating and optimising across all media. To […]

Jason Romeyko Reveals His Blueprint For Serviceplan Going Forward

Jason Romeyko Reveals His Blueprint For Serviceplan Going Forward

Jason Romeyko recently becomes Worldwide Executive Creative Director (WWECD) at Serviceplan, working alongside International Managing Partner Markus Noder to amplify globalisation of the network. We had a chance to sit down with Jason during the Cannes Lions Festival and speak about what his vision is for the Group going forward: Q) Take us through your journey from Australia […]

JWT London’s Lucas Peon on the agency’s future plans and the importance of projects like Female Tribes

JWT London’s Lucas Peon on the agency’s future plans and the importance of projects like Female Tribes

J. Walter Thompson London’s recent reshuffle of their leadership saw Lucas Peon replace Russell Ramsey as the Executive Creative Director. We got an opportunity to sit down with the new man in charge at Cannes, and discuss his vision for the agency going forward: Q) You recently took over as Executive Creative Director at J. Walter Thompson (JWT) London, […]

Getting a Feel for Haptics Technology with Immersion’s Josh Stivers

Getting a Feel for Haptics Technology with Immersion’s Josh Stivers

Haptics technology has existed for years in various forms, but is quickly gaining ground in the consumer electronics industry. A 2016 market report by Technavio estimates that the haptics technology market in consumer electronics will grow at a CAGR of 21.1% from 2014 through 2019. We caught up with Josh Stivers, Director of Product Management […]

FAST talk with Mindshare’s Norm Johnston and why he is so fascinated by AI

FAST talk with Mindshare’s Norm Johnston and why he is so fascinated by AI

Mindshare, the global media agency of WPP, recently announced that it is placing its FAST (Future Adaptive Specialist Team) integrated performance unit at the heart of its business as part of an ongoing transformation programme evolving the agency into an Adaptive Marketing organisation, to help clients do the same. We had a chance to sit […]

Serviceplan’s Till Hohmann: “No longer good enough to present a nice campaign based on a clever insight”

Serviceplan’s Till Hohmann: “No longer good enough to present a nice campaign based on a clever insight”

Serviceplan Group is the largest and most diversified owner-managed and partner-managed agency group in Europe. We spoke to their ‎Managing Creative Director, Till Hohmann, who gave us an insight into the agency’s future plans, his thoughts on the future of the Industry and his experience in judging the Direct Marketing category at Cannes in 2017: Q) What was […]

‘There is a huge knowledge and opportunity gap around AI,’ says LoopMe’s Stephen Upstone

‘There is a huge knowledge and opportunity gap around AI,’ says LoopMe’s Stephen Upstone

LoopMe is the largest mobile video platform, supporting all video and full-screen formats and reaching over 2 billion devices worldwide. We had a chance to catch up with their CEO, Stephen Upstone during the Cannes Lions Festival, who revealed to us the company’s foray into Artificial Intelligence and discussed the impact the technology will have on the […]

‘Industry moving from the Connected Age to the Intelligent Age,’ says SapientRazorfish’s Daniel Bonner

‘Industry moving from the Connected Age to the Intelligent Age,’ says SapientRazorfish’s Daniel Bonner

Every year the cream of the Marketing, Advertising and Communications Industry gather in France for the Cannes Lions Festival, and this year was no different. We caught up with one of the Industry’s brightest mind and SapientRazorfish’s Global Chief Creative Officer, Daniel Bonner, who spoke about moving into his new role and how the Marketing Industry […]

Captify CEO talks about the need for the industry to break free from Google and Facebook’s duopoly

Captify CEO talks about the need for the industry to break free from Google and Facebook’s duopoly

Captify is a global data activation company and pioneer of Search Intelligence. It was recently listed by Forbes as ‘The one to watch in 2017’. Their actionable insights play a crucial role for brands and advertisers; revealing macro world trends, consumer interests, inner-life behaviours and intent signals. With a presence in New York, London, Paris, […]

Adrian Botan on his career journey and his blueprint for McCann Worldgroup

Adrian Botan on his career journey and his blueprint for McCann Worldgroup

Adrian Botan is Global Executive Creative Director at McCann Worldgroup. Before that, he was Creative Director at McCann Erickson Romania, which was named one of the top 50 creative agencies in 2007 by the Gunn Report. In 2011, his agency became the first to bring a Cannes Grand Prix to Central and Eastern Europe. In […]