AD VENTURE FINALS- JURIES
Managing Director of Xeim Advise, Econsultancy and Oystercatchers.
Richard is specialised in accelerating Marketing performance & Digital transformation. Prior to his current life as a Consultant Richard worked both client and agency-side. As a Client Richard worked internationally with The Coca-Cola Company and domestically with McDonald’s restaurants heading Adult and Family Marketing in the UK. Agency-side Richard worked for Publicis Worldwide where he led the agency’s P&G business in EMEA for several years across all communication channels.
JURY - CLIENT REPRESENTATIVES
Business and Commercial Strategy Manager CZ/SK at The Coca-Cola Company
Martin Binder is the Business and Commercial Strategy Manager for Coca-Cola in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Previous positions at Coca-Cola include Key Account Manager for McDonald’s across different European countries, Brand Management positions in Switzerland and Austria as well as Event and Public Affair roles in Austria. Before joining Coca-Cola Martin was partner in one of the most awarded Live Marketing Agency in Austria.
Petra Sabova, Marketing Manager CZ/SK at The Coca-Cola Company
With over 13 years of marketing experience and learnings, not only from top global FMCG companies (Philip Morris International, Procter & Gamble, L’Oreal), but also from TEDxPrague where she is currently Head of Program.
Over time, she shifted from different regional roles into local market responsibilities. Currently she is working as Marketing Manager CZ/SK for Coca-cola Company, in Prague, joining the company in February. In her last role at Philip Morris International, she led the Consumer Engagement Team (focused on building memorable consumer experience in HoReCa), while over the years she had Portfolio & Strategy responsibilities for various categories, covering Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. Previously, in Procter & Gamble and L’Oreal, She proudly worked for brands such as Ariel, L’Oreal Paris Skincare or Garnier Haircare. A graduate of University of Economics in Prague and Johaness Kepler Universitat in Linz, Marketing has always been her passion. In her free time, she divide the energy between travel, sports and TEDxPrague, where she is part of program preparation and coaching speakers.
JURY- ACADEMIC REPRESENTATIVES
Professor of Management and Marketing- University of Paris 2 Pantheon Assas
Mathilde Gollety is a full professor in marketing in Paris 2 Panthéon Assas university. Doctor of Management Science, she is director of the Master Marketing and Communication, which is full in apprenticeship. With two colleagues, she created a diploma in Law and digital technologies in 2016. Her main area of expertise is the children’s consumer behavior, qualitative methodologies and innovation. In recent years, her research has also focused on the population of researchers and their motivation to held their job. She has authored (and co-authored) papers in peer-review international journals (Recherche et Applications en Marketing, Young Consumers, Decisions Marketing). She is Research Vice President of the French Marketing Association (afm)
Jo De Bruyn
Lecturer Marketing University College HOGENT, Belgium
A marketing communications-enthusiastic with a passion for creative and effective communications campaigns. Lecturer Marketing University College HOGENT, Belgium; specialized in marketing communications, with focus on direct marketing and marketing events; Director of DM Institute, a Belgian direct marketing community with 650 subscribers (professional direct marketing professionals), workshops, specific magazine DM Update etc.; Founder of In Concreto, a network of marketing communications experts, providing marketing consultancy and functional expertise in direct marketing (focus on creative executions and strict budgeting) and event organisations (focus on congresses & workshops); In the first 10 years of his professional career, he worked as an account manager in Belgian advertising agencies.
JURY- INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES
CEO McCann Prague
Jan Binar, is the managing director of McCann in Prague, President of Association of Communication Agencies in the Czech Republic and member of the board of European Institute for Commercial Communications Education. He also participates in number of not for profit organizations, is an external lecturer at University of Economics in Prague and member of YPO. He is passionate about growth. People development and advancement, client growth, business innovation & growth. McCann Worldgroup in Prague has been recognized for delivering outstanding commercial results to clients by winning the most Effie awards in 2018 and in 5 consecutive years prior and is one of the most creatively awarded agencies in the region winning prestigious Gold and Bronze Lions in the Cannes Lions competition. He has the pleasure of helping to grow a diverse agency team and a great mix of local, regional and global brands like Air Bank, ČEZ, Billa, Gambrinus, ING Bank, Kozel, L´Oreal, Nokian, MasterCard, Pilsner Urquell and Vodafone.
Robin de Wouters
Communication Coordinator at European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance
Robin is the Communication Coordinator at theEuropean Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA). He carries a strong background in communication and public relations, spanning from the private, non-profit and institutional spheres. Before joining EDAA, he worked as a Communication Officer in the field of human rights in the Euro-Mediterranean region, where he actively promoted several campaigns, spanning from gender equality and shrinking space for civil society to economic and social rights. He previously worked for the ONE Campaign, the 2012 Obama reelection campaign and the United Nations, among other organisations.