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    Executive Creative Director & Managing Director

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about the jury

Jon Ip is the Executive Creative Director and Managing Director at AKQA Shanghai. His journey spanning over two decades in the industry has established him as an inventive problem solver and a proficient executive creative leader.

Originating from Hong Kong and moving to New York during his early years, Jon’s cultural richness is reflected in his work. His academic foundation in Computer Art, complemented by a decade-long experience in New York’s dynamic professional scene, set the stage for his successful 13-year tenure in Mainland China.

Famed for his ability to prioritize insight-driven work, Jon prefers digging deeper into the “why”, beyond the surface details of “where” and “how”. His unparalleled expertise in branding, digital, and retail experiences demonstrates his commitment to leveraging innovative tools and strategies to foster profound connections with individuals.

Jon holds the view that today’s world presents unique opportunities for authentic, deep relationships with individuals. This belief drives his consistent efforts to discover, build and foster impactful connections between brands and their consumers.