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.

Jane Han, Ph.D. – US

Jane Han, Senior Creative Executive, NETFLIX – UNITED STATES Jane Han is a Senior Creative Executive and Oxford Doctoral graduate with 14+ years of experience across Entertainment, Luxury and Tech. Jane was most recently the […]

Jane Jin – US

Jane Jin, Creative Art Director, George P. Johnson, NYC – UNITED STATES Jane is a creative art director with a genuine interest in good stories. She’s had the opportunity to work at advertising agencies like […]

Maksym Zakharko – POLAND

Maksym Zakharko, Head Of Digital Ad Operations, ABi Media Holdings – POLAND Maksym has years of experience in digital marketing, having started his career on the technical side. His tech background helps him plan and […]

Houman Yegani – IRAN

Houman Yegani, Creative Strategist – IRAN Houman is a creative strategist and brand communications consultant. He started his professional activity in 2001 as a strategist and director of advertising. After a few years, I entered […]


Ken Mah Lead Designer | Clem Designs 3rd2016 | AUSTRALIA Ken Mah is a highly accomplished marketing consultant and UX/UI designer based in Australia. With an extensive portfolio of work for clients spanning North America […]

Ajitesh Sharma – INDIA

Ajitesh Sharma Screenwriter/Filmmaker | Scientist/Corporate Professional | INDIA A triple post-graduate in Media, Business, and Technology, Ajitesh is also an ex-scientist. He has shot features, shorts, fashion films, and music videos, ads across the globe. […]

Pier Lalonde – Continuity Judge

Pier Lalonde Principal Pixel & Cie, marketing creative – CANADA I abhor talking about myself, but since I’m supposed to include a bio, here it is. I have a little over 30 years’ experience in […]

Louis Martin – CANADA

Louis Martin, Founding President, LMG audace & créativité CANADA Creative at heart since always, I decided to found LMG audacity & creativity in 1998, to put my skills and inspirations at the service of brands […]

Alexey Borisov – RUSSIA

Alexey Borisov, Lead Designer, RUSSIA Alexey is a Lead Designer at the all-Russian state television channel Russia-Culture for more than twelve years. The channel broadcasts programs dedicated to various cultural and social life areas – […]

Renato Barreto

Renato Barreto, Integrated Associate Creative Director, MullenLowe, BOSTON Before MullenLowe, Renato worked at DDB Brazil, Ogilvy&Mather, Talent/Marcel, and Dentsu. In 2015, his work helped Ogilvy Brazil become the 3rd most awarded agency in Cannes Lions, […]

Marcelo Maciel

Marcelo Maciel, Associate Creative Director / Art, MullenLowe UNITED STATES After graduating in Advertising, Marcelo began his career as an art director in 2006. With 15 years of experience, he has worked at Impact BBDO […]

Charlotte Woodhead

Charlotte Woodhead, Freelance Producer, UNITED STATES I’m a creative producer with an unflinching nerve. Following a theatre degree at London’s Goldsmiths College, I worked up through the ranks from Runner to Production Manager on youth […]

Palak Bhatt

Palak Bhatt, Product Designer,  SAN FRANCISCO Palak Bhatt is an award-winning designer with 5+ years of industry experience designing for companies including Facebook, Airbnb, AT&T, and more. She has experience working across several industries and […]

Hamda Al Naimi

Hamda Al Naimi (Alnuaimi) is a multidisciplinary graphic designer who desires to contribute positively to the world through design. During her career, Hamda has joined design positions at creative agencies and global technology companies. Internationally […]

Samira Rafi

Samira Rafi Creative Director and strategic thinker with more than 20 years of experience in Communication and Advertising. Commitment and multi-disciplinary thinking are at the core of what I do; I believe in work that […]

Matt Dean

Matt Dean is the Co-Founder, Head of Strategy, and CEO of Dean&Co. Matt co-founded Dean&Co. with over 10 years of experience in brand strategy, identity development, design, and marketing. Throughout Matt’s career, he has worked […]