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Shelly Lazarus is the chairman of Ogilvy and Mather and has been in the industry for over 40 years.  This July 1st, she plans to step down as Chairman and serve as Chairman Emeritus. Her successor Miles Young will take … Continue reading

Tiffany Rolfe: “Yes, being a woman, among a lot of men, can be valuable”

The 2nd of February, from 4.00 to 5.00 pm Eastern Time, Tiffany Rolfe was answering to our twitter’s followers questions in real time. We have transcripted the interview for you! Hope you enjoy it…

Uschi Henkes: “Be professional, innovative and think that every project is the most important”

The 18th of February, from 10.00 to 11.00 am Eastern Time, Uschi Henkes was answering to our twitter’s followers questions in real time. We have transcripted the interview for you! Hope you enjoy it…

Pepa Rojo: “As Kevin Kelly says (Wired Magazine) ‘Believe in the imposible’ “

Tuesday 22nd of February, from 16.00 to 17.00 pm Eastern Time, Pepa Rojo was answering to our twitter's followers questions in real time. We have transcripted the interview for you! Hope you enjoy it…

Natalie Lam: “Learning a little more about the world from each brief”

The Friday 25 th of February, from 18.00 to 19.00 pm Eastern Time, Natalie Lam was answering to our twitter's followers questions in real time. We have transcripted the interview for you! Hope you enjoy it…

Judy John

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Feb
11,
2011
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Three years into the business, in 1993, Judy John was ranked Canada’s ‘Top Copywriter’ in Strategy’s creative report card. Her personal work has won recognition at virtually every major international and national awards competition including two Cannes Gold Lions, a One Show Pencil and Communication Arts.

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Colleen DeCourcy

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Feb
10,
2011
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Colleen DeCourcy is the CEO and Founder of a new company called Socialistic. Havas Worldwide took an equity stake in the company and helped launch. It was launched January 24th. Socialistic is a Marketing Technology Studio that works across the Social Graph. In short, Socialistic is what happens when you take a bunch of great programmers, writers, and videographers and put them in a room together with strategic leadership that has been trained in both the advertising industry and the technology sector.

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Mary Dean

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Feb
8,
2011
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Mary Dean is an award-winning creative director and internationally recognized expert on marketing to women. Prior to founding KickSkirt, she held leadership positions at some of the world’s top ad agencies including Leo Burnett (Chicago), Chiat/Day (San Francisco), Foote Cone and Belding (San Francisco) and Publicis USA. While working on brands such as Levis, Maytag, Celestial Seasonings, Curves, and Procter & Gamble, Mary developed a reputation for creating compelling strategies and campaigns that were particularly effective at connecting with women.

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Alessandra Lariu

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Feb
7,
2011
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As SVP Group Creative Director at McCann, Ale works primarily on MasterCard, General Mills, Kohls, Nikon and Verizon. She has recently been picked by Fast Company magazine as number 29 of 100 most creative people in business beating Tom Ford, Jamie Oliver and the co-founder of FourSquare.

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Jureeporn Thaidumrong

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Feb
4,
2011
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Jureeporn “Judee” Thaidumrong is Founder and Creative Director of JEH United. She began her career as a copywriter at DY&R.

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Susan Credle

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Feb
3,
2011
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Susan Fowler Credle joined Leo Burnett USA as the agency’s Chief Creative Officer in September 2009. She joined the agency from BBDO New York, where she started her career and ultimately became Executive Creative Director and a member of the BBDO New York Board of Directors.

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Katrien Bottez

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Feb
2,
2011
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Katrien Bottez and Peter Ampe became joint Creative Directors at Duval Guillaume Brussels in 2005, and have worked together for more than 10 years now on both Belgian and international clients.

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Fernanda Romano

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Feb
1,
2011
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She started on the business side, running several internet companies in Sao Paulo and hated the job she held briefly at an ad agency as an account supervisor.

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Tiffany Rolfe

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Jan
31,
2011
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Tiffany got her creative start during the Internet boom in the late nineties. By selling shares of her Internet start-up and a handful of prized domain names (soap.com among them), she had earned enough money to pay her way through Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. After graduating in 2002, she went straight to Crispin Porter + Bogusky and has been there ever since.

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Ilkay Gurpinar

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Jan
28,
2011
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She has been working as creative director at TBWA / Istanbul for four years. And during the last three years the agency has been named the agency of the year in Turkey according to the number of awards achieved such as Crystal Apple and the annual survey of the business magazine Capital.

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