Communication experts across disciplines comprise our panels of esteemed judges. Former Summit Award winners, designers, agency leads, authors, scholars, and industry experts worldwide. Using the Summit Award's blind judging processes to assess entries between others in their category, they use their broad experience and knowledge to identify the best, season after season.

Mauricio Meza Bustamante – Perú

Mauricio Meza Bustamante Creative planner director. Humano – Brand Experiences. With more than twenty years of experience in ATL, BTL, digital media, and internal communication, he has worked in Perú and México developing marketing strategies […]

Ivan Kordonets – UKRAINE

Ivan Kordonets Product Design Lead InsightCat – Ukraine Ivan Kordonets is the Product Design Lead at InsightCat, based in Ukraine. With an impressive career spanning over two decades, including co-founding several successful startups, he is […]

Kritika Kushwaha – US

Kritika Kushwaha Product Design and Strategy Lead Asana – San Francisco Kritika Kushwaha is an award-winning product designer with a diverse background, driven by a design philosophy that emphasizes creating experiences contributing to a sustainable […]

Mikhail Rakov – ARMENIA

Mikhail Rakov Chief Creative Director Tastes like Blue – ARMENIA Meet Mikhail Rakov, the accomplished Chief Creative Director renowned for his expertise in creative concepting and copywriting at Tastes like Blue agency, based in Armenia. […]

Vladimir Lastenko – FRANCE

Vladimir Lastenko Co-founder AYEPS – FRANCE / US Vladimir Lastenko is a highly accomplished marketing professional, renowned for his outstanding contributions to the industry. As a co-founder of AYEPS, a prominent digital agency operating in […]

Ilan Geva – Continuity Judge

Ilan Geva President Ilan Geva & Friends – CHICAGO Ilan Geva is a global branding and consumer behavior expert who loved working at Ogilvy, hated Leo Burnett, enjoyed working for other agencies that were bought […]

Jeff Fisher – Continuity Judge

Jeff Fisher Engineer of Creative Identity Jeff Fisher LogoMotives, UNITED STATES For over 40 years, Jeff has spent his career designing identities, advertising, and marketing materials for major corporations, government agencies, educational facilities, nonprofit organizations, […]

Jason Dauphinee – CANADA

Jason Dauphinee Vice President & Creative Director eclipse360 – Canada Introducing our design and advertising virtuoso, with over 25 years of experience in the industry! A conceptual thinker and brand developer extraordinaire, he’s gained widespread […]

Aleksandra Baengueva – USA

Aleksandra Baengueva Aleksandra’s illustrious career as an award-winning designer spans across a diverse clientele, including a prominent New York real estate startup, top-notch design agencies, and renowned S&P500 companies. With her unparalleled expertise, she has […]

Judith Zissman – US

Judith Zissman, Executive Creative Director, Blue Telescope, UNITED STATES Judith Zissman serves as the Executive Creative Director of Blue Telescope, where she develops creative concepts for projects such as Kennedy Space Center’s Gateway, Driven to […]

Jocelyn Luciano – Principal/Managing Director

Jocelyn Luciano is the Principal and Managing Director of the Summit Awards, an international advertising award competition organization. Jocelyn is dedicated to recognizing and celebrating excellence in marketing and advertising creative work. Through the Summit […]

Yana Okoliyska – BULGARIA

Yana Okoliyska Founder & Creative Director, SQUARED, BULGARIA Yana has worked in the field of advertising for more than a decade. Her work has gathered international acclaim from multiple print and online publications and was […]

Yeon Yoon – US

Yeon Yoon, Art Director, Amazon – UNITED STATES Yeon Yoon is a creative, art director and designer living in Los Angeles. He works at Amazon as an Art Director, handling various global campaigns and marketing. […]

Goran Filipovic – SWEDEN

Goran Filipovic, Art Director, SWEDEN Goran Filipovic is an Art Director for a fintech startup in Sweden called SAVR, with ten years of experience from some of the most exciting agencies in the world (Prime […]

Alice K. – UKRAINE

Alice K – UKRAINE Alice has years of experience in UX/UI design (web, mobile interfaces). She’s an art director, blogger, co-founder of design agency and freelance. Clients: Vodafone, Adobe, Lexus, Billa, and other brands.

Alma Kamal – US

Alma Kamal, UNITED STATES Alma Kamal is an award-winning graphic designer with a passion for print. Alma moved across the globe to learn more about design, herself, and others. She believes that design can be […]